Artist Shuli Sadé blends various mediums to create cross-disciplinary works that reflect her interest in experimental processes and materials. Her art encompasses photography, videography, sculpture, augmented reality, and drawing, often using materials such as glass, wood, and metal. She delves into themes connected to memory imprints and signals within both spatial environments and urban settings, where architecture plays a pivotal role in shaping and erasing our landscapes. Her artistic creations evoke the concept of urban memory maps and the genetic DNA of a city.
Sadé dedication to realizing site-specific public art projects has resulted in installations in a wide range of environments. Her recent Augmented Reality public installations were placed at Battery Park City and Riverside Park NYC. Other new work was installed recently at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, the Montefiore Einstein Medical Campus at the Hudson Yards, NYC, and at MIT, Cambridge. She won a competition to create a site-specific artwork at the new City Hall in Huntsville, Alabama, currently in fabrication. In 2023 she was selected among 25 Creative Revolutionaries who lead the way for Positive Change, by Codaworx, the hub of the commissioned art world.
Sadé received numerous prestigious awards and recognitions, including the Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant (2014) and the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship (1991). She taught and lectured at esteemed institutions such as the University of Pennsylvania School of Architecture, Parsons School of Design, Columbia University, Barnard College, and others. She lives in NYC and works from her studio at Mana Contemporary, NJ. Sadé's work is represented by Galleria Ethra in Mexico City.