Sunday, March 7, 2010
© 2010 Sarah Palmer Niagara
Sarah Palmer's work is poetic, colorful, and explores ideas of space, memory, and time. She will be showing two photographs in Looking out/ Seeing In, and currently has work up in the Humble Arts 31 Women in Art Photography show, as well as her first NYC solo show, which opens Thursday, March 18th at The Wild Project.
Sarah Palmer was born in 1977 in San Francisco, CA, and currently lives in Brooklyn, NY. She received her MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media from School of Visual Arts in 2008 and her BA in English/Italian from Vassar College in 1999, where she received distinction on her thesis. She was awarded an Aaron Siskind Foundation Fellowship in 2007. Her first solo exhibition, As A Real House, opened March, 2010, at the Wild Project in New York City. She has been visiting critic/artist at School of Visual Arts (MFA Photography, Video and Related Media department) and Adelphi University among other institutions, as well as jurying/reviewing portfolios and sitting on grants panels for Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the NYC Department of Transportation, the Art Directors Club, School of Visual Arts, and Rooftop Films. Selected publications include “Higher Ground,” The Big Picture magazine, July/August 2009; School of Visual Arts Admissions Catalog, Fall 2008; and Metropolis Magazine 2008-2010 (various stories) where she is Photo Editor.