Sarah Coote is an artist based in New York


2017     MFA Painting + Printmaking, Virginia Commonwealth University
2013     BFA Painting, Rhode Island School of Design

Selected Exhibitions

2020    GIFC New York, The Hole, New York NY
2019    Las flores azules que están atrás de las montañas..., curated by Aurélie Vandewynckele, IK Projects, Lima Peru
2019    Playground, ZH Projects, Brooklyn NY
2019    GIFC Philadelphia, Pilot Projects, Philadelphia PA
2018    FLOATERS, Public Pool Gallery, Los Angeles CA
2018    Bed Show, Ghost Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2018    fw/fw, 2412 S Fairhill St, Philadelphia PA
2017    Whateverbeing, curated by Owen Duffy, Present Company, Brooklyn NY
2017    Emerge, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond VA
2017    Love Learning in Porous Skin, Anderson Gallery, Richmond VA
2016    Mullet, Anderson Gallery, Richmond VA
2016    Aural Fixation, FAB Gallery, Richmond VA
2016    Porous Coverage, FJORD, Philadelphia PA
2016    Deal with It, Woskob Gallery, State College PA
2016    The Heat Goes on Where the Hand Has Been, 6 N 6th St. Richmond VA
2015    This Just In, The Depot, Richmond VA
2015    Body Mass, New Boone, Philadelphia PA
2015    (so that I know it’s you), Metro Gallery 250, Philadelphia PA
2014    H.A.G.S Never Change, New Boone, Philadelphia PA
2014    VOX X: Present Tense, Vox Populi, Philadelphia PA
2014    A Formal Debut, Gallery 543, Philadelphia PA
2014    Marks of Vanity, Metro Gallery 250, Philadelphia PA

Curatorial Projects

2020    Lore and Sentiment, co-curated with Gee Wesley, Knockdown Center, Masbeth NY (forthcoming)
2017    Bruce Martin Gallery, co-directed with Gee Wesley and Nilas Anderson, Richmond VA
2016    Porous Coverage, FJORD, Philadelphia PA
2015    Interface, co-curated with Gee Wesley, FJORD, Philadelphia PA
2015    Artist Member, FJORD, Philadelphia PA


2018    New American Paintings Issue# 134 Northeast
2017    Scott, Issey. "An Interview with the Painter Sarah Coote", Candid Magazine. June 14, 2017.
2017    Floorr Magazine, Issue #8.
2016    O’Reilly, Lydia. “Q&A with Sarah Coote” Maake Magazine.
2016    Laudenslager, Evan Paul. "Under the Skin – Porous Coverage at Fjord",  Artblog. October 7, 2016.
2016    Porous Coverage Interview with Volume Exhibit
2015    Kress, Noreen. "Between one reality and the next — Interface at Fjord  Gallery", Artblog. August 27, 2015.
2015    Newhall, Edith. "Galleries: They're all jolly good yellows", The Philadelphia  Inquirer. August 23, 2015.
2014    “A Formal Debut”, URBN College Scout
2014    Kennedy, Philip. “Sarah Coote Ladies’ Hat Day and Other Paintings”, The  Fox is Black. February 25, 2014.
2012    ForgetGoodZine, Issue #6

Awards and Residencies

2014    Grin City Collective, Artist in Residence, Grinnell IA

Professional Experience

2019    Mentor, Portfolio Mentorship program, Free Arts NYC, New York NY
2017    Mentor, Graduate School Mentorship Program, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA

Teaching Experience

2017    Instructor of Record, Virginia Commonwealth University
2016    Instructor of Record, Virginia Commonwealth University
2015    Teaching Assistant, Virginia Commonwealth University

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