Group of shadowy figures, by Sydney Cain

Sydney Cain

Sydney “Sage” Cain (she/them), is a visual artist born and raised in San Francisco, CA. Their work reflects encounters with unseen realities.

Current works with printmaking, powdered metals and sculpture mine personal archives, their family’s genealogy, and the intersections of urban renewal and displacement on the psychic, spiritual, emotional and physical wellbeing of marginalized communities. 

Sydney Cain in the studio
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Sydney Cain: In the Artist's Studio, 2020

Selected Work

Artist News

Group Exhibition

Nevada Museum of Art

In Frequencies, July 30, 2022 – January 1, 2023

Painting of group of shadowy figures, by artist Sydney Cain
Museum Acquisitions

Nevada Museum of Art + Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco


Exhibition Catalog