Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Sarah Slappey

Sarah Slappey (b. 1984, Columbia, South Carolina) is a painter based in Brooklyn, NY. Slappey received her MFA from Hunter College in 2016. She has had solo exhibitions at Maria Bernheim Gallery (Zurich, Switzerland) and Sargent’s Daughters (New York, NY). Her work has been included in group exhibitions at the Schlossmuseum (Linz, Austria); Carl Kostyal Gallery (London, UK); Deanna Evans Projects (New York, NY); König Galerie (Berlin, Germany); White Cube (Paris, France); The Pit (Los Angeles, CA); and Andrew Edlin Gallery (New York, NY). Her work is included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MAMCO) Geneva, Switzerland; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL; The Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH; and the Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC. Slappey’s work has been reviewed by Artforum, The New Yorker, The Art Newspaper, Artnet, Artsy, ArtSpace, Vogue Italia, and Flash Art, among others.

She is represented by Sargent’s Daughters. 


Sarah Slappey, Blue Gingham, 2021, oil and acrylic on canvas, 80 x 100 inches
Sarah Slappey, Shower Scene, 2021, oil and acrylic on canvas, 72 x 62 inches

 

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  1. […] Sarah Slappey spoke to us in late April. She was just coming off some big deadlines. A painter primarily, Slappey is now gearing up to plan her next body of work. During this period, she explained, she spends time drawing, looking at books and staring out windows, all of which feel unproductive in a way, but are often challenging and always important parts of her process. Her drawing practice is multi-layered. She keeps a “no bad ideas” sketchbook at home in which she draws quickly in comic book-style boxes. The next level up is her studio sketchbook where she makes more formal drawings in preparation for paintings. Her drawing has become its own separate practice, and as little as a quarter ultimately become paintings. To hear more about her process, her work and more, listen to the complete interview. […]

  2. […] Sarah Slappey spoke to us in late April. She was just coming off some big deadlines. A painter primarily, Slappey is now gearing up to plan her next body of work. During this period, she explained, she spends time drawing, looking at books and staring out windows, all of which feel unproductive in a way, but are often challenging and always important parts of her process. Her drawing practice is multi-layered. She keeps a “no bad ideas” sketchbook at home in which she draws quickly in comic book-style boxes. The next level up is her studio sketchbook where she makes more formal drawings in preparation for paintings. Her drawing has become its own separate practice, and as little as a quarter ultimately become paintings. To hear more about her process, her work and more, listen to the complete interview. […]

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