b. San Francisco, CA
lives in Brooklyn, NY

Artist and photographer.

Current & Recent Facutly Appointments:
Part-Time Associate Teaching Professor, Parsons School of Design (BFA Photography & MFA Photography and Related Media)

Adjunct Professor, SVA (BFA Photography & Video)

Visiting Associate Professor, Pratt Institute (BFA Photography)

Gallery Representation
Mrs., Maspeth, NY

Education

BA, English, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
MFA Photography, Video and Related Media, School of Visual Arts, New York NY

Solo Exhibitions

Mrs. Gallery @ NADA Miami, Ice Palace Studios, Miami, FL (December 5–8, 2019)
Outs & Ins | Mrs. Gallery, Queens, NY (November 2019–January 2020)
As A Real House | Aperture Gallery, New York, NY, 2012
As A Real House | Wild Project, New York, NY, 2010

Group Exhibitions

2022
Relentless Melt | Launch F18 Gallery | New York, NY

2021
Night Scenes | Curated by Sun You and Dominic Terlizzi | Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Brooklyn, NY
Anniversary | Mrs. Gallery, Queens, NY
Theorem Y | Curated by Rebekah Chozick & Sara Maria Salamone, Mrs. Gallery, Queens, NY
Theorem X | Curated by Rebekah Chozick & Sara Maria Salamone, Rachel Uffner Gallery,
New York, NY

2020
Out of the Folds | Two-Person Exhibition | Monti 8, Latina, Italy
Sculpture, Not-Sculpture | Transmitter, Brooklyn, NY

2019
n e w f l e s h | The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC
TueNightLive: Secret | The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY
Selections: Works from the Photography Faculty | President’s Office Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2018
Reflected – Works from the Foam Collection | Atelier Néerlandais, Paris, France
TueNightLive | The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY
Grass of Memory | Pratt Institute Photography Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2017
Where Does the Future Get Made? | Lishui Photgraphy Festival, Lishui, China
All the Distance | Pratt Institute Photography Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2016
The Artists of the Invisible Dog | The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY Original Copy | SPRING/BREAK Art Show, Slylight at Moynihan Station, New York, NY

2015
Oblique Strategies | The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY

2014
Wonderland | The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY
Room for the Whole Wide World | Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Reflected – Works from the Foam Collection | Foam_fotografiemusem Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
BLOG RE-BLOG | Austin Center for Photography, Big Medium - Canopy, Austin, TX (Curated by Max Marshall and Paul Paper)
The Last Brucennial | presented by The Bruce High Quality Foundation and Vito Schnabel, 837 Washington Street, New York, NY
HIVE | The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY

2013
The New York School(s) | The Cotton Mill, Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China
BLOG RE-BLOG | Signal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Sentimental Landscape | New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH
Useful Pictures | Michael Matthews Gallery, New York, NY
Work/Space 2013 | The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY

2012
Swimming Upstream | Art @ O, Miami, FL
This Land Was Made for You and Me | Galerie für Moderne Fotografie, Berlin, Germany
Work/Space 2012 | The Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY
Center for Photography at Woodstock Benefit Preview Exhibition | Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY and Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY

2011
Sunny Side Up | Harbour Arms Gallery, Margate Photo Festival, Margate, UK (Presented by Wandering Bears)
Capricious presents Continuity of Chaos | Four-Person Exhibition | Foam_fotografiemusem Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Curated by Sophie Mörner)
5 for 5 on 5 | Five-Year Anniversary Exhibition, Like the Spice Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
New York Did It to Me | Smack Mellon Gallery as part of the 2011 New York Photo Festival, Brooklyn, NY | (Curated by Sophie Mörner/Capricious)
Love is a River | Estuary Gallery, Beacon, NY

2010
G/IRL: Women Photographers Emerging in Digital Culture | G/IRL Pop-Up Gallery, New York, NY
Persistence of Vision III: Amplified Photographies | BADCAT Mobile, New York, NY
Time in Hand | New Living Art at the Irish Museum of Contemporary Art, Dublin, Ireland (Presented by SuperMassiveBlackHole)
Photography NOW 2010: Either/And, Part I: The New Skew | Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY  (Curated by Lesley A. Martin)
31 Women in Art Photography | Humble Arts Foundation at Affirmation Arts, New York, NY (Curated by Jon Feinstein and Charlotte Cotton)
Looking Out/Seeing In | South Oxford Space, Brooklyn, NY

2009
Miles from Home | The Bakery Artspace, Rhinebeck, NY
Descubrimientos PHE 2009 | Complejo El Águila, Madrid, Spain
(super)natural | New York Photo Festival Satellite Exhibition, Tobacco Warehouse, Brooklyn, NY

2008
Surrounded by America | Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY (Curated by Bonnie Yochelson)
Unraveling Identities | Broadway Gallery, New York, NY

2007
In the Midst | Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY


Selected Benefits/
Auctions/Fairs

Felix Art Fair, with Mrs., Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, February 2022
Penumbra Foundation Fall 2021 Benefit Auction, Fall 2021
Penumbra Foundation Benefit Auction, Spring 2021
Future Fair Holiday Market, Solo Presentation with Mrs., December 2020
FAIR, NADA, with Mrs., May 2020
Art to Go: A Benefit for Make the Road New York, Transmitter, Brooklyn, NY, 2018
Center for Photography at Woodstock Benefit Auction, Woodstock, NY, 2018
Penumbra Foundation Benefit Auction, New York, NY, 2017
ArtBridge Spring Art Auction | New York, NY, 2017 Baxter St at Camera Club of New York 2016 Photo Benefit Auction | Affirmation Arts, New York, NY, 2016 SPRING/BREAK Art Show Benefit Auction | Artsy, @ SPRING/BREAK New York, NY, 2016
The Ballad: Aperture Benefit and Auction | Terminal 5, New York, NY, 2015
Center for Photography at Woodstock Benefit Auction | Affirmation Arts, New York, NY, 2015 ArtBridge Spring Art Auction | Jack Studios, New York, NY, 2015
Postcards from the Road, Aperture Benefit Auction | Aperture Foundation, New York, NY, 2014
1/1 Aperture Benefit & Auction: Aperture’s Instagram Silent Auction | Aperture Foundation, New York, NY, 2013 (Curated by Kathy Ryan)
Camera Club of New York Benefit Auction | New York, NY, 2013
Center for Photography at Woodstock Benefit Auction | Woodstock, NY, 2013
collect dot give: Benefit Limited Edition, Rise and Fall, 2013
Camera Club of New York Benefit Auction | 25 CPW, New York, NY, 2012
Capricious Benefit Auction | Martos Gallery, New York, NY, 2012
Center for Photography at Woodstock, 33rd Annual Benefit Auction, Woodstock, NY, 2011
Red Dot Relief | Benefit Auction for Japan, New York, NY & Tokyo, 2011
Of Gods and Monsters | presented by Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, 2011 (Curated by Andrew Mroczek)

Selected Artist Lectures/
Panels/Critiques

SVA MFA Photo 30th Anniversary Book Fair, Panelist, New York, NY, 2019
New York Photo Salon, Artist Lecture, New York, NY, 2016
Penumbra Foundation, Artist Lecture, New York, NY, 2016

Awards

Aperture Portfolio Prize, 2011
Aaron Siskind Foundation Scholarship, 2007

Selected Editorial Commissions/Publications

The New Yorker, Commissioned photograph for Goings On About Town, “‘Pioneering Women in Australian Cinema,” August 1, 2022
The New Yorker
, Commissioned photographs for article, “The Mystifying Rise of Child Suicide,” by Andrew Solomon, April 11, 2022 issue
The New York Times Magazine
, Commissioned photography for Letter of Recommendation, “Why I Love Erotic Thrillers,” by Abbey Bender, April 3, 2022
The New Yorker, Commissioned photograph for Goings On About Town, “‘The Groundbreaking Films of Gordon Parks,” December 13, 2021
The New York Times, Commissioned photograph for Arts Section, “‘The Contender’ Lit Me on Fire. Now It’s a Cringe Factory,” by Taffy Brodesser-Akner, September 8, 2021
Little Elegies for Sister Satan, by Michael Palmer, commissioned book cover, New Directions, May 2021
n+1, photo-illustration for “Double the Song” by Christina Smallwood, March 1, 2021
The Fabulist, Commission for Fiction, “Twenty-four Issues of Artforum,” by César Aira, Issue 29, February 2020
The New Yorker, Commission for Fiction, “Sevastopol,” by Emilio Fraia, December 16, 2019
VICE Magazine, Commission for “A Complex Fracture” in the Truth and Lies issue, March 2019
VICE Magazine, Commissioned illustrations for essays in the Music Issue, November 2017
VICE Magazine, Commissioned illustration for “Retreat” by Tim Parks, April 2017
Brooklyn Based, “The Secret Guidebook,” October 14, 2010

Publications as Author

Finger-Nails (Your Vaulting Arches), 500 piece puzzle in an Edition of 100, SKYLARK Editions, December 2020
Slipping Rose, Inkjet-Printed & Coil-Bound Artist Book in an Edition of 100, June 2019
The Sweets of Pillage, Inkjet-Printed & Hand-Sewn Artist Book in an Edition of 50, April 2019
As of Late: Sarah Palmer, Oranberg Press, April 2019 Scattered Light (Orange/Teal), Risograph broadside edition of 50, December 2018
Spring Opens Like a Blade, Inkjet-Printed & Hand-Sewn Artist Book in an Edition of 25, 2018
Bending the Bow, Perfect Bound Digital Offset Artist Book in an Edition of 100, 2017
Bending the Bow, Hand Bound & Sewn Artist Book in an Edition of 50, 2017
Sea Garden, Perfect Bound Digital Offset Artist Book in an Edition of 100, 2016
Sea Garden, Hand Bound & Sewn Artist Book in an Edition of 50, 2016
Waves, Perfect Bound Digital Offset Artist Book in an Edition of 100, 2016
Waves, Hand Bound & Sewn Artist Book in an Edition of 50, 2015
Make a circle out of a man and woman, derive from it a square, and from the square a triangle, Broadsheet collaboration with Dillon DeWaters, Pyramid Editions, Spring 2015


Selected Bibliography (Reviews/Articles/
Catalogues/Interviews)


Selected Print Media

The New York Times, “A (Brief) Guide to Miami Art Fairs,” by Ted Loos, December 2, 2019
Miami Herald, “Along with the main event, the city plays host to dozens of satellite fairs. Here are our picks of what else to see this week,” by Ginger Harris, December 2, 2019
n e w f l e s h, edited by Efrem Zelony-Mindell, Gnomic Book, September 2019
The Fabulist, image published in broadside publication of Aeschylus’ The Persians, translated by Anne Carson, in conjunction with the Louisiana Literary Festival, Denmark, Fall 2018
Ain’t-Bad Magazine, Metropolis: New York (cover and feature), Fall 2016
Original Copy Exhibition Catalogue, in conjunction with SPRING/BREAK Art Show 2016, Sarah G. Sharp and Parsley Steinweiss, March 2016
Steadfast Magazine No. 2, The Neo-Romanticism Issue, Winter 2015-6
YO-NEWYORK No. 2, Fall 2015
Queen, Silent Face Projects, Fall 2015
The Plantation Journal 4 Sculptural Geometry, The Plantation Studio, Spring 2015
Ain’t Bad Magazine No. 9, From Here On, Spring 2015
Group Show: Fiction As It Is, Conveyor Magazine, Alchemy Issue zine insert, Fall 2014
The Photographer’s Playbook: 307 Assignments and Ideas, Edited by Jason Fulford and Gregory Halpern, Aperture, 2014
Conveyer Magazine, Smoke and Mirrors Issue, Summer 2012
VISION Magazine, PHOTOGRAPHER: Sarah Palmer’s Poetic Photography, Issue #115, Beijing, China, March 2012
Foam Album 11, Foam_fotografiemusem Amsterdam, 2011
Capricious Presents: Continuity of Chaos, Foam_fotografiemusem Amsterdam, Summer 2011
Descubrimientos PHE09 Catalogue, PhotoEspaña, Spring 2009
The Collectors Guide to Emerging Art Photography, Humble Arts Foundation, Spring 2009
(super)natural Exhibition Catalogue, LUCI, Spring 2009
Visual Arts Journal, Off the Wall: “Surrounded by America,” Visual Arts Press, Fall 2008
Proof magazine, Visual Arts Press, Fall 2008

Online Periodicals/
Blogs/Newsletters

KCRW Events, “Felix Returns to the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel,” February 16, 2022
LitHub, “The 16 Best Book Covers of May; Wet, Wild, & Weird,” by Emily Temple, May 27, 2021
Future Fair Journal, “Tastemaker Collections: Julie Curtiss,” & “Tastemaker Collections: Rob and Eric Thomas-Suwall,” December, 2020
Lenscratch, “Sarah Palmer: A Studio of One’s Own,” by Rita Lombardi, June 17, 2020
Journal.fyi, “Sarah Palmer @ Mrs.,” January 15, 2020
Juxtapoz Magazine, “Outs & Ins: Sarah Palmer’s Solo Closing Soon at Mrs. in NYC,” January 11, 2020
Art + Artists Newsletter, “‘Sarah Palmer: Outs and Ins,’ Mrs.,” by Matthew Israel, January 10, 2020
Two Coats of Paint, “Two Coats Selected Gallery Guide: January 2020,” January 6, 2020
NADA Email Newsletter, “NADA Miami Highlights, Sales, Acquisitions,& Press: SARAH PALMER AT MRS.,” December 9, 2019
ArtNet, “Editors’ Picks: 14 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This Week: 13. ‘Sarah Palmer: Outs and Ins’ at Mrs.,” by Tim Schneider, December 9, 2019
Whitewall Daily, “Our Top Picks from NADA 2019,” by Eliza Jordan, December 9, 2019
Art Observed, “AO PREVIEW – MIAMI: ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH AND MIAMI ART WEEK, DECEMBER 3RD – 8TH, 2019,” by D. Creahan, December 1, 2019
A New Nothing, featured conversation with Tealia Ellis Ritter, Spring 2017
Humble Arts Foundation Instagram Takeover, September 2016
Der Greif Blog, artist guest post by Bobby Davidson, March 16, 2016
SVA MFA Instagram Takeover, April 2016
Nicotine Magazine Issue No. 14, “Sarah Palmer / Waves,” Spring 2015
collect.give Instagram Takeover, March 2015
tinytinygroupshow, “Unreal,” online exhibition, March 2015
Baxter St Camera Club of New York Blog, “Sarah Palmer’s No Whiteness Lost,” by Liz Sales, February 17, 2015
After SVA: Noteworthy Alumni, School of Visual Arts website, 2014
New Landscape Photography, February 2014
collect.give Instagram Takeover, January 2014
AINT-BAD MAGAZINE (online), “Sarah Palmer: The Village of Reason” July 2013
Feature Shoot, “Sarah Palmer’s ‘The Village of Reason’ Searches for Tranquility Amongst Chaos” June 2013
We Heart, “Saying it Without Words,” April 2013
CULT, “Talent – Sarah Palmer,” February 2013
Flak Photo, November 8, 2012
VOGUE Germany Kultur Blog, “THIS LAND WAS MADE FOR YOU AND ME,”  May 14, 2012
AnOther, “In Pictures | This Land Was Made for You and Me,”  April 23, 2012
Flak Photo, March 26, 2012
Women in Photography, January 2012
Dream The End, “Out of This World,” November 2011
7000 Words, September 2011
Foam: What’s Next? A Search into the Future of Photography, “Luke Gilford and Sarah Palmer,” June 2011
Culturehall, “New Artists Feature, Spring 2011,” Feature Issue 70, June 15-28, 2011
ARTINFO.com, “A Look at Five Arresting Images From New York Photo Fest,” May 17, 2011
i heart photograph, May 16, 2011
Two For The Road, April 2011
Flak Photo, June 10, 2010
Daily Candy, “Femme Photography,” online exhibition curated by Women in Photography, April 2010
Le Figaro Madame, “31 Femmes Photographes,” March 2010
Eye to Eye, “31 Women in Art Photography: A Review,” March 2010
The Photography Post, “Humble Arts’ 31 Women Post-Game,” March 2010
FlavorWire, “Exclusive: 31 Women in Art Photography,” March 2010
SRO Photo Gallery, “Artist Spotlight,” March 2010
The Photography Post, “Question of the Day: What’s Your Standout Image from 2009,” February 2010
SuperMassiveBlackHole, Issue #3, December 2009
Humble Arts Foundation, “Group Show No. 22,” April 2008

Selected Published Writing (Blogs/Online/Print)

you are unsheltered, cut with the weight of wind, Baxter St. at Camera Club of New York Blog, July 4, 2016
Slippage: On Practice and Waiting, Baxter St. at Camera Club of New York Blog, May 17, 2016
A home for fleas, a hive for bees, a nest for birds, Baxter St. Blog, April 7, 2016
Gazed Upon, Catalogue Essay, Ampersand Vintage, Portland, Oregon, Spring 2012
Foam: What’s Next? A Search into the Future of Photography, “Sarah Palmer Says...” June 2011