Sarah Peters

Sarah Peters (b. 1973 in Boston, MA) lives and works in Queens, NY. She received her MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University, and BFA from The University of Pennsylvania and The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. She is a recipient of awards and residencies including the National Academy Affiliated Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome, John Michael Kohler Artist Residency, WI; New York Foundation for the Arts; The Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA; and The Sharpe-Wallentas Studio Program. Solo and two-person exhibitions include Zidoun Bossuyt, Luxembourg (2020); NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts, New York, NY (2019); Howards Gallery, Athens, GA (2019); Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT (2019); Van Doren Waxter, New York, NY (2018); Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY (2017); Eleven Rivington, New York, NY (2015); 4 AM, New York, NY (2015); Bodyrite (with Mira Dancy) at Asya Geisberg, New York, NY (2014); and John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY (2013). Group exhibitions include High Contrast, Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles, CA (2021); Samaritans, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, New York, NY (2019); No Patience for Monuments, Perrotin Gallery, Seoul, South Korea (2019) Objects Like Us, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT (2018); Distortions, Nathalie Karg Gallery, New York, NY (2018); and Rodin and the Contemporary Figurative Tradition, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI (2017), among others. Her work has been reviewed and featured in publications such as The New York TimesThe New Yorker, Art in AmericaArtforum, and The Brooklyn Rail.