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



2020    Power Play, Sargent's Daughters Gallery, New York, NY (solo)


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      


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

             Black Friday 2, George Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

             Paper Cuts, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK 

             Tender Arrangements, Super Dutchess Gallery, New York, NY

             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



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


2018    ArtMaze Magazine, Issue 6