Lives and works in Philadelphia.


sarah.r.pater@gmail.com


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Education


2015

M.F.A., Painting, Rhode Island School of Design

2009

B.F.A., Painting, Boston University


Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions


2020

Everything might spill, Spite Haus – Philadelphia

2017

Anyoffice, University of the Arts – Philadelphia

2015

Nothing / Will Have Taken Place / but the Place, Sarah Pater and Lauren Comito (curated by Hilary Doyle & Reid Hitt), Projekt 722 – Brooklyn


Selected Group Exhibitions


2022

Light Accumulation (curated by Ali Osborn), Pulp – Holyoke MA (forthcoming)

2021

Spring (organized by Kris Benedict), West Chester University – West Chester PA
Fitting out the outfitters, Accordian Studios – Providence

2019

Unseen (curated by Akili Tommasino), Collar Works – Troy NY
Be. Long., Dutoit Gallery – Dayton OH
THERE IS NO BAND (organized by A.J. Rombach), Distillery Gallery – Boston

2018

Double Meeting, Orgy Park – Brooklyn
A Few Conversations Between Women, Boston University – Boston
Made in Paint, Sam & Adele Golden Gallery – New Berlin NY 

2016

106 Green Presents, Brennan & Griffin – New York
A Body Has No Center, Tiger Strikes Asteroid – Philadelphia
Brick Moon, FJORD – Philadelphia
Dirty Particles (curated by Ni Hao), 18th Street Arts Center – Santa Monica

2015

Sub-Scheme, Western Exhibitions – Chicago
RISD MFA Painting (essay), Kathryn Markel Fine Arts – New York
Fever Dream, RISD Museum – Providence 
RISD Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Convention Center – Providence

2014

UFO Hunters, Sol Koffler Gallery – Providence
Not Tight, Memorial Hall Gallery – Providence
The Rainbow Room, 111 Front Street – Brooklyn
New Talent, New York Design Center – New York

2013

Pool Rules, Sarah Pater, Natessa Amin, & Sean Gerstley, FJORD – Philadelphia

2012

In Celebration of the Barnes, CSA Gallery – Philadelphia 
Considering the Provisional, FJORD – Philadelphia 


Awards / Fellowships / Residencies

2021

Lighthouse Works Fellowship – Fishers Island NY (forthcoming)
Elizabeth Murray Artist Residency – Granville NY 

Illuminate the Arts Grant Recipient, City of Philadelphia 

2020/21

Soaring Gardens Residency, Ora Lerman Charitable Trust – Laceyville PA

2018

Lacawac Sanctuary & Biological Field Station Artist Residency – Lake Ariel PA

2017

The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts Residency – New Berlin NY

2013/14

Graduate Division Fellowship, Rhode Island School of Design
RISD Fellowship, Rhode Island School of Design


Curatorial

2020

Slow Burn (curated with David Aipperspach), West Chester University – West Chester PA  

2015

Paper Chasers, Memorial Hall Gallery – Providence
(curated with Tony Bragg, Irmak Canevi, Andy Giannakakis, Suzy Gonzalez, Michael R. Leon, Jon Merritt, Fernando Pezzino, Whitney Oldenburg, & Katie Darby-Slater)

2013

Ivory Tower (curated with Kaitlynd O'Doherty), FJORD – Philadelphia


Selected Bibliography

2015

Hyperallergic: “Highlights from the RISD MFA Painting Exhibition in Chelsea”

2013

The Nicola Midnight St. Claire: “Form Review - Pool Rules at FJORD”