Uta Barth was born in Berlin, Germany and later worked and lived in America. Her work has been exhibited internationally at venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Guggenheim Museum, New York; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Wexner Center in Columbus, Ohio and Parco Gallery, Tokyo. In 2005 Barth had solo exhibitions at the Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco and the Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York. The artist was also awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in 2004.
Sharon Lockhart's photography and film work has been widely exhibited in national and international venues. A major survey exhibition of her work was presented at the Museum Boymans van Beuningen in Rotterdam in 1999 and traveled to the Kunsthalle Zurich and the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg in 2000. She has also participated in numerous group exhibitions, such as the 1997 Santa Fe Biennial and the 1997 and 2000 Whitney Biennials.