John Sager’s unique assemblages and collages have been exhibited from Dallas to Denver, New York to New Mexico, Berlin to Budapest to Bratislava. His current passion is altered books, but he continues to work in collage and steel. He has received 16 jurors’ awards, including a major award from the McKinney Avenue Contemporary Museum in Dallas, “Best of Show” at the Waco Art Center and two purchase awards from Concordia University at Austin.
Sager often explores spiritual themes. The Dadian Galley at Wesley Theological Seminary, HEB Foundation’s Laity Lodge and Seton Family of Hospitals’ spirituality center have shown his work, which has been featured in the Arte Sagrado nationally juried exhibitions. His sculpture was included in a gallery tour of New Zealand to mark the centennial of Joseph Cornell’s birth.
Since 1980, he has been a preparator for the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Art from Texas Lutheran University. He is represented by Hooks-Epstein Galleries in Houston.