Sarah Peters

 ( 1973, Boston, USA)

Biography

Sarah Peters (b. 1973) lives and works in Queens, NY. Peters was educated at Virginia Commonwealth University (MFA), The University of Pennsylvania (BFA), and The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (Certificate). The artist is a recipient of awards and residencies from John Michael Kohler, WI and New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), NY (2011); The Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA (2010); and The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Space Program, Brooklyn, NY (2008). Solo and two-person exhibitions include Halsey McKay Gallery, New York, NY (2017); Eleven Rivington, New York (2015); 4 AM, New York (2015); Bodyrite (with Mira Dancy) at Asya Geisberg, NY (2014); Edward Winkleman Gallery, NY (2007,2010); and John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY (2013). Group exhibitions include Objects Like Us, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, curated by Amy Smith-Stewart and David Adamo (2018); Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland (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 Times, Art in America, Artforum, and The Brooklyn Rail.
SARAH PETERS (b. 1973) lives and works in Queens, NY. Peters was educated at Virginia Commonwealth University (MFA), The University of Pennsylvania (BFA), and The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (Certificate). The artist is a recipient of awards and residencies from John Michael Kohler, WI and New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), NY (2011); The Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA (2010); and The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Space Program, Brooklyn, NY (2008). Solo and two-person exhibitions include Halsey McKay Gallery, New York, NY (2017); Eleven Rivington, New York (2015); 4 AM, New York (2015); Bodyrite (with Mira Dancy) at Asya Geisberg, NY (2014); Edward Winkleman Gallery, NY (2007,2010); and John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY (2013). Group exhibitions include Objects Like Us, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, curated by Amy Smith-Stewart and David Adamo (2018); Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland (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 Times, Art in America, Artforum, and The Brooklyn Rail.
Group shows at Ceysson Gallery
Cult of the Crimson Queen, New York
February 05 - March 14, 2020


Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2019
Glossolalists, Institute of Fine Arts, Great Hall, New York University, New York, NY
Sarah Peters, Howard’s, Athens, GA
Sarah Peters + Keiko Narahashi, Usdan Gallery at Bennington College, Bennington, VT

2018
Figureheads, Van Doren Waxter, New York, NY

2017
Steven Cox & Sarah Peters, Halsey McKay Gallery, New York, NY

2015
Solo Project, 4 AM, New York, NY
Solo Exhibition, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY

2014
Mira Dancy and Sarah Peters, Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York, NY

2013
Lyre and Harp, Flippo Gallery, Randolph Macon College, Ashland, VA
Utopians, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY

2010
Appeal to Heaven, Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY
In Our Youth Our Hearts Were Touched With Fire, The Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA
A Pilgrims Progress, artSTRAND Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2007
Being American, Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY

2006
Portals (Two Person Exhibition), PS122 Gallery, New York, NY

2003
Tent Meeting, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2001
Solo Exhibition, Esther Claypool Gallery, Seattle, WA


Selected Group Exhibitions

2020
Cult of the Crimson Queen, Ceysson & Bénétière, New York, NY

2019
Lararium, Deli Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
No Patience For Monuments, Perrotin, Seoul, Korea
Scattered and Smothered at Atlanta Contemporary, presented by Howard's, Atlanta, GA Samaritans, Eva Presenhuber, New York, NY

2018
Still Big, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, curated by Sun You, Brooklyn, NY
Distortions, Nathalie Karg, New York, NY
Seed, Paul Kasmin Gallery, curated by Yvonne Force, New York, NY
Objects Like Us, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, curated by Amy Smith-Stewart and David Adamo
Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland, curated by Dan Nadel

2017
Rodin and the Contemporary Figurative Tradition, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI
I Was a Wall, And My Breasts Were Like Fortress Towers // Her Eyes Are Like
Doves Beside Streams Of Water, Adams & Ollman, Portland, OR

2016
Magic, The Gallery at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, NJ
The Swerve, Ortega y Gassett, Brooklyn, NY

2015
Uncanny/Figure, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
Object’hood, Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, NY
Around Flat, Knockdown Center, Maspeth, NY
Rumpus Room, 4 AM, New York, NY
Who, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY
Wizards and Sorceresses, Improvised Showboat, Brooklyn, NY

2014
Ephemeral: Unraveling History, Adelphi University, Garden City, NJ Les Rassembleurs/The Convenors, MKG127 Gallery, Toronto, ON