1984    Born in Columbia, South Carolina

             Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY



2016    MFA Painting, Hunter College, New York, NY

2006    BA Studio Art, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC



2021     Inventaire, Musée D’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

             The Artist Is Online, König Galerie, Berlin, Germany


2020    Tenderizer, Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zurich, Switzerland, CH (solo)

             Power Play, Sargent's Daughters Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

             Friends and Friends of Friends, Schlossmuseum, Linz, Austria


2019    Cruise, Kidman, Kubrick, Maria Bernheim Gallery, Zurich Switzerland 

             Fingertips, Carl Kostyal Gallery, London, England

             Big Ringer, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY

             Dark Spring, Sargent’s Daughters, New York, NY

             Body Parts, Maria Bernheim Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland    

             Surreality, Crush Curatorial, New York, NY

             Soft, Pink, and Warm, Deanna Evans Projects, New York, NY (two person)

             News from Nowhere, Gutstein Gallery at Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA      


2018    Night Feeding, Crush Curatorial, New York, NY (solo)

             Phantom Limb, START Gallery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC (solo)

             Paper Cuts, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK 

             Tender Arrangements, Super Dutchess Gallery, New York, NY

             RE_ARRANGE, Juxtapoz Projects at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ

             Wunderkammer: An Epistemological Buffet, KH7 Artspace, Aarhus, Denmark              


2017    The Flat Files: Year Five, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Brooklyn, NY

             Paper Cuts, Tripp Gallery, London, UK 

             Friends You May Know, Ortega y Gasset, Brooklyn, NY


2016   MFA Thesis Show, Hunter Art Gallery, New York, NY



2015    Hunter College Kossak Research Grant

2015    Hunter College Award for Outstanding Achievement

2002    Wake Forest University Presidential Scholarship in Art Award



2020   Woolbright, Andrew Paul, “Phantom Body: Weightless bodies, Avatars, and the end of skin”, Whitehot Magazine, April, 2020

            Indrisek, Scott, “How Artists Are Staying Creative through COVID-19”, Artsy, March 23, 2020

            Cohen, Aline, "5 Artists on Our Radar This March”, Artsy, March 25, 2020

            White, Katie, “Editors’ Picks: 21 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This    Week”, artnet, February 24, 2020

            Bogojev, Sasha, “Sarah Slappey’s Power Play at Sargent’s Daughters”, Juxtapoz, February 12, 2020

2019    Fatemann, Johanna, “Dark Spring”, The New Yorker, March 18, 2019

             Angeleti, Gabriella, “Three Exhibitions to See in New York This Weekend”, The Art Newspaper, March 14, 2019

             Artspace, “The New Surrealism: Contemporary Women Artists Against Alternative Facts”, February 23, 2019

             Horn, Daniel, “Art Geneve 2019”, Flash Art, February 22, 2019

             Smith, Andy, “The Oil Paintings of Sarah Slappey”, Hi-Fructose, September 19, 2019

             Burns, Emily, “Interview with Sarah Slappey”, Maake Magazine, 2019

             Maake Magazine, Issue 9

             Nafziger, Christina, “Soft, Beautiful Horror Movie by Sarah Slappey”, Artmaze Magazine, 2019

             Monté, Julia, “Sarah Slappey: Lurking in the Underbrush”, Two Coats of Paint, April 2, 2019

             Frears, Ella, “The Overwhelming Urge”, Stillpoint Magazine, Issue 002:Shadows, 2019


2018    ArtMaze Magazine, Issue 6