SARAH ZAPATA
b.1988 Corpus Christi, TX

SOLO SHOWS
2019
(Forthcoming), Performance Space New York, New York, NY
Speculative Monuments, Institute 193, Lexington, KY
Of This World Rather, Deli Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2017
If I Could, Deli Gallery, Long Island City, NY
2016
Installation for NYTM Marimekko, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
Siempre X, El Museo Del Barrio, New York, NY

SELECT GROUP SHOWS
2019
(Forthcoming 2 person show with Joiri Minaya), Carthage College, Kenosha, WI
Grand Buffet, Babayaga, Hudson, NY
NADA HOUSE, Governor's Island, NY
Soft Territories, Knockdown Center, Queens, NY
Curriculum: spaces of learning and unlearning, EFA Project Space, New York, NY
2018
MOTHA and Chris E. Vargas: Consciousness Raising, New Museum, New York, NY
AntiFurniture Store, Fortnight Institute, New York, NY
Crane Game, Cul de Sac, Brooklyn, NY
Seed, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
Altered, Company Gallery, New York, NY
In My Dreams, Fisher Parrish Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Feels and Rhthyms, White Columns Online
Reading Room, Bard Graduate Center, New York, NY
Auto-Body: ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE, 6BASE, Bronx, NY
Haptic Tactics, Leslie-Lohman Museum, New York, NY
Camilla Engstrom, Athena Torri, Sarah Zapata, Material Art Fair, Mexico City, MX
Forms & Alterations, Boston University 808 Gallery, Boston, MA
Anti Bodies, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
Eye to Eye, Arsenal Contemporary, New York, NY
2017
Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
Topical Cream x Artsy Benefit, New York, NY
Casual Art Fair, Hester Street Fair, New York, NY
Studio Views: Craft in the Expanded Field, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
Sweet Ice, ACID, New York, NY
Temporal Month, Situations, New York, NY
Toxic Gardens, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Life and Living, Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center, Kingston, NY
Room With Its Own Rules, Chamber, New York, NY
Incriminate the Intimate, Otion Front Studio, Brooklyn, NY
2016
Protuberances, LAXart, Los Angeles, CA
FallingIN, Syndicated, Brooklyn, NY
Winter Workspace Open Studios, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
2015
MIAMI, Sunset Drive Gallery, Miami, FL
Sublime, Auto-Body, Bellport, NY
CKTV, Red Bull Studios, New York, NY

AWARDS/RESIDENCIES
2018
Windgate Fellowship Recipient, Vermont Studio Center
2017
Emergency Grant Recipient, Foundation of Contemporary Arts
NFA Project Grant Recipient, National Association of Latino Arts and Culture
Studio Resident, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
2016
Wagon Station Encampment Resident, AZ West, Joshua Tree, CA
Artist in Residence, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
Winter Workspace Resident, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
2014
Personal Development Grant Recipient, Surface Design Association
2011
Clare Hart DeGolyer Memorial Fund Recipient, Dallas Museum of Art
2010
Fiber Trust Recipient, Handweavers Guild of America

READINGS/PERFORMANCES
2019

Better Pleasures, The Knockdown Center, Queens, NY
Adult Contemporary, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
2018
NIGHTWOOD, BOFFO Performance Festival, Fire Island, NY
Language Weavers, Bard Graduate Center, New York, NY
NIGHTWOOD, Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY
Eye to Eye, Arsenal Contemporary, New York, NY
Anti-Bodies, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
2017
Glory Host, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, NY
NIGHTWOOD, BOFFO Performance Festival, Fire Island, NY
NIGHTWOOD, Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn, NY
Circle Kisses Itself, AC Institute, New York, NY
Bitch Nipple, The Glove, Brooklyn, NY
AUTO-BODY Book Release, Printed Matter, New York, NY
2016
INTRA PHENOM, The Sump, Queens, NY
Fortini, Wilcox, Zapata, Blaser, BWAC, Brooklyn, NY
Mounting Frustration, Signal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Four Women, Molasses Books, Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION
2011

BFA, Fibers, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

SELECT PRESS
2019

Queer Artists in Their Own Words: Sarah Zapata wants an Anti-Hero Society, Hyperallergic
What to See in Art Galleries Right Now, The New York TImes
7 Best Works (And What They Cost) at NADA House 2019, Artnet
Fuzzy and Freezing, New York Magazine
5 Standout New York Exhibitions to See This April, Artsy
Ritualization and Embodiment: Sarah Zapata interviewed by Jeanne Vaccaro, BOMB
Sarah Zapata at Deli Gallery, ArtNews
Critics' Pick, "Curriculum: spaces of learning and unlearning", Artforum
2018
What it Looks Like When Queer Artists Memorialize Stonewall, NYLON
The Peruvian-American Artist Weaving Vibrant Artworks That Explore Craft and Sexuality, ARTSY
8 "Unbeweaveable" Textile Artists Redefining the Traditional Medium, Artspace
37 Artists Native to the Americas Weave Stories of Migration and Geography, Hyperallergic
Women's Work, Reworked, American Craft, February/March 2018 Issue
Sarah Zapata, Issue No.4, Revista Marmol
2017
Knitting Together the Beginnings of a Queer, Feminist Future, Hyperallergic
Top Ten: Sarah Zapata, Artforum, October 2017 Issue
Critics' Pick, "Studio Views: Craft in the Expanded Field", The New Yorker
A Peruvian-American Artist Weaver Her Story into Sumptuous Rainbow Yarn Art, Creators
Chamber NYC creates a space for female designers, Office Magazine
Art Life: New York, ArtReview, May 2017 Issue
Interview with Sarah Zapata, The AUTO-BODY Show, 8 Ball Radio
Sarah Zapata Examines Queer Intersectionality Through Technicolor Yarn Sculptures, OUT
mi tribu: los amigos del fotografo Igancio Torres, I-D Mexico
The Vape of Your Neck, Topical Cream
2016
Critics' Pick, "Protuberances", Artforum
Pattern Play: Marimekko Collaborates with Artist for Textile Month, Metropolis Mag

PUBLICATIONS
2019

Soft Territories Catalog, The Knockdown Center
2017
Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path fo the Butterfly Catalog, Bemis Center for the Contemporary Art
2015
AUTO-BODY, 2015 Catalog, September 2015
The Chapess, Untitled, Issue #7, April 2015