Sarah Pater is a painter based in Philadelphia. Her work blurs the aesthetics of boredom and attention with office-leisure-domestic design, daily experiences, and painting conventions. Her paintings have been included in recent solo and group exhibitions at the Lighthouse Works (Fishers Island, NY); Peep Projects (Philadelphia); Ortega y Gasset (New York); Pulp (Holyoke, MA); and Taymour Grahne Projects (London). Her work has been featured in New American Paintings and Bat City Review, and she has been awarded residencies at the Lighthouse Works, the Elizabeth Murray Artist Residency, the Sam & Adele Golden Foundation, and the Ora Lerman Charitable Trust. She received an M.F.A. from Rhode Island School of Design and a B.F.A. from Boston University.
Slow Burn, West Chester University – West Chester PA (curated with David Aipperspach)
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)
Ivory Tower, FJORD – Philadelphia (curated with Kaitlynd O'Doherty)
Bat City Review, University of Texas at Austin, Issue 18