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Jane Gottlieb Sauer, American artist, educator. Recipient Critic's Choice award, Christmas Exhibit Craft Alliance Gallery, 1979-1980, Vera Mott Purchase award, 1981, Distinguished Alumni award, Washington University, St. Louis, 2000, Distinguished Citizen award, Arts and Education Council St. Louis, 1999; grantee, National Endowment for Visual Arts, 1984, 1990, Missouri Arts Council, 1986.


Sauer, Jane Gottlieb was born on September 16, 1937 in St. Louis. Daughter of Leo and Sally (Walpert) Gottlieb.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1960;private study with Leslie Laskey, 1976-1978.


Artist in residence New City School, St. Louis, 1976-1978. Artist in schools Missouri Arts Council, 1979. Studio artist, 1979—1998, Santa Fe, 1998—2001.

Principal, owner Jane Sauer Thirteen Moons Gallery, since 2001. Teacher Craft Alliance Art Center, St. Louis, 1979-1982. Juror, lecturer, artistic director Thirteen Moons Gallery, Santa Fe, since 2001.

Consultant Harris Stowe Teachers College, St. Louis, 1980-1984. Lecturer and workshop leader in field.


  • Other Work

    • Represented in collections Washington University, Joseph & Emily Rauh Pulitzer, St. Louis, Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum, Tronndheim, Norway, Vera Mott University Missouri, Columbia, Prudential Insurance Company American, Dallas, Erie (Pennsylvania) Art Museum, St. Louis Art Museum, Museum of Nanjing, Republic of China, Museum of Suwa, Japan, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum, Hartford, Connecticut, Jack Lenor Larsen, New York City, American Craft Museum, Ark. Art Museum, Detroit Institute of Art M. H. De Young Museum, San Francisco, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Racine (Wisconsin) Museum of Art, Smithsonian Museum American Art, St. Louis Art Museum, others. One and two person exhibits Craft Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, 1981, The Hand and the Spirit Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1982, 85, American Craft Museum, New York City, 1986, Miller Brown Gallery, San Francisco, 1987, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Johnson Museum Art, Ithaca, New York, Chicago Cultural Arts Center, Grand Rapids (Michigan) Art Museum, Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, Michigan, B.Z. Wagman Gallery, St. Louis, St. Louis Art Museum, 1988, Bellas Artes Gallery, Santa Fe, 1989, The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, 1989, Folk & Craft Art Museum, San Francisco, 1989.

      Numerous selected exhibitions University Nebraska, 2001, Arkansas Art Museum, 2000, Mint Museum of Craft and Design, 2000, R. Duane Reed Gallery, 2000, 02, Museum Fine Arts, Santa Fe, 2003. Contributor articles to professional publications.


Member School of Fine Arts National Council, Washington University, St. Louis. Trustee New Mexico Museum Foundation, 2002. Fellow: American Craft Council (honorary.

Board trustees 1992—2000, chair 1997—2000). Member: Santa Fe (New Mexico) Gallery Association (board directors since 2004), New Mexico Museum Foundation (trustee since 2002), St. Louis Weavers Guild, Area Coordinating Council (sec 1984-1986, past board directors).


Married Martin Rosen, June 6, 1959 (divorced 1967). Children: Julie, Leo, Rachel. Married Donald Carl Sauer, October 31, 1972.

Children: Jeffrey, Diane.

Leo Gottlieb

Sally (Walpert) Gottlieb

Martin Rosen

Donald Carl Sauer

Julie Sauer

Leo Sauer

Rachel Sauer

Jeffrey Sauer

Diane Sauer