2003 MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

1996 BFA, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1995 Certificate, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PASolo and Two Person Exhibitions


Solo Exhibition, Howard’s Gallery, Athens, GA

Two Person Exhibition, Keiko Narahashi and Sarah Peters, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

Figureheads, Van Doren Waxter/11R Gallery, New York, NY

Halsey McKay Gallery, Two-Person Exhibition with Steven Cox, East Hampton, NY

Solo Exhibition, Eleven Rivington Gallery, New York, NY

BODYRITE: Mira Dancy and Sarah Peters, Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York, NY

Lyre and Harp, Flippo Gallery, Randolph Macon College, Ashland, VA
Utopians, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY

Appeal to Heaven, Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY
In Our Youth Our Hearts Were Touched With Fire, The Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA
A Pilgrims Progress, artSTRAND Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Being American, Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY

Portals, (Two Person Exhibition), PS122 Gallery, New York, NY

Tent Meeting, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Solo Exhibition, Esther Claypool Gallery, Seattle, WA

Selected Group Exhibitions


Eva Pressenhuber Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Dan Nadel

Perrotin, Seoul, Korea, curated by Valentine Blondel

Objects Like Us, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT: curated by Amy Smith Stewart

Seed, Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY: curated by Yvonne Force

Still Big, Tiger Strikes Astroid Gallery, Brooklyn, NY: curated by Sun You

Capita, Danese Corey Gallery, New York, NY

Distortions, Nathalie Karg Gallery, New York, NY: curated by Carl D’Alvia

Rodin and the Contemporary Figurative Tradition, Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI
I Was A Wall, and My Breasts Were Like Fortress Towers// Her Eyes Are Like Doves Beside Streams of Water, Adams and Ollman Gallery, Portland, OR
Go Figure, Van Doren Waxter, New York, NY
The Giving Body, Underkonk, Brooklyn, NY

Taste My Braindrops, Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami, FL, 
Magic, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, New Jersey
It/Ego, Brennan & Griffin, New York, NY
Or Bust, Honey Ramka, Brooklyn, NY
Foundation Barbin, Kai Matsumiya Gallery, New York, NY
Around Flat, Knockdown Center, Maspeth, NY
The PAFA Show, Buddy Warren Gallery, New York, NY
The Swerve, Ortega Y Gasset, Brooklyn, NY

Uncanny/Figure, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
Who, Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, NY
Object Hood, Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, NY
Rumpus Room, Four AM, New York, NY
Wizards and Sorceresses, Improvised Showboat, Brooklyn, NY

Ephemeral: Unraveling History, Adelphi University, Garden City, NJ
Les Rassembleurs/The Convenors, MKG127 Gallery, Toronto, ON 

The Distaff Side, The Granary, Sharon, CT (catalogue)
Wild Moon, Court Tree, Brooklyn, NY
ARTS/INDUSTRY: Materials, Molds, and Multiples, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
of-FENCE de-FENCE, Ursa Major Arts, Great Barrington, MA

Letters Not About Love: EJ Hauser, Nancy Haynes and Sarah Peters, Regina Rex Gallery, Queens, NY
Twisted Sisters, Dodge Gallery, New York, NY
Modern Times, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY
Drawn to Sculpture, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Temple of Flora, Art Gallery at Eagle Hill Institute, Stueben, MA
Wavers, Sunset Park, Brooklyn: curated by EJ Hauser and Rob Nadeau

De-Nature, Jolie Laide Gallery, Philadelphia, PA: curated by Wendy White
Fine Arts Work Center Fellows Exhibition, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA
Mutual Migration, Michael Rosenthal Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009-2010 Visual Arts Fellows, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Timeless, Morris Museum of Art, Morristown, NJ
The Guys We Would Fuck, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY: curated by Nayland Blake
Portrait, Hallway Bathroom Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Yesterday and Today, Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Chroma, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
Dangerous Women, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

Norf*ckineasters, Pluto Gallery, Brooklyn, NY: curated by Nicole Eisenman

Life and Limb, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY: curated by David Humphrey

The Academy at Penn, Kroiz Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Compound Interest, Collaborative Concepts Gallery, Beacon, NY

Subtle Intervention, Fayerweather Gallery, UVA, Charlottesville, VA
Push Pull, FAB Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond,VA
Arts/Industry: A 28-Year Collaboration, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

Thrown to the Wolves, Bradford Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Trans-Appalachian Tractor Pull, Hewlett Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Clearly Brilliant, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, (catalogue)
At Play, Esther Claypool Gallery, Seattle, WA


Dan Nadel, “Human Nature,” Artforum, September 2018

John Yau, “A Sculptor Cuts an Uncanny Figure,” Hyperallergic, June 9, 2018

Goings on About Town, The New Yorker, May, 2018

Tess Thackara, “These 20 Female Artists Are Pushing Sculpture Forward,” Artsy, July 30, 2018

Ken Johnson, “NADA Art Fair Offers the Wacky and the Political, Plus Basketball,” New York Times, May 5, 2016
Johnson, Ken, New York Times, “Art in Review: Sarah Peters at Eleven Rivington", April 30, 2015
Kardon, Dennis, Art in America, “Exhibition Reviews: Sarah Peters, Eleven Rivington," June/July 2015
Time Out, “Critic’s Pick: Sarah Peters,” April 1, 2015
Christoph, Sara, The Brooklyn, Rail, “ARTSEEN: Sarah Peters," June 3, 2015
Coates, Jennifer, Hammer and Skittle Blog, “Sarah Peters’ Architectural Heads", April 27, 2015
Calandra, Maria, Pencil in the Studio Blog, “Sarah Peters," April 18, 2015
Bradley, Paige, Mira Dancy and Sarah Peters, Critics’ Pick, Artforum, November 3, 2014
Indrisek, Scott, 5 Must-See Gallery Shows in New York, Blouin ARTINFO, October 30, 2014
Dick, Terrence, Akimbo, “Les Rassembleurs at MKG127,” August 12, 2014
Sarah Peters, "Tempests and Utopians," Cultural Politics Volume 10, Number 1, 
Duke University Press, June 2014
Griffin, Amy, “Utopians exhibition an engaging revision of history,” 
Times Union, January 17, 2013
New York Times, Westchester Edition, calendar image, January 13, 2013
Davis, Elizabeth, Vernissages, Axesmundi, January 8, 2013
Cotter, Holland, “The Latest Vibe Moved to Brooklyn.” New York Times, June 7, 2012
James Kalm Roughcut, “Letters Not About Love at Regina Rex.”, June 20, 2012
Benjamin Sutton, The L Magazine, “5 Brooklyn Artists Who Will Be Affected By The Rising Price of Bronze,” August 18, 2011
Jennifer Coates, M/E/A/N/I/N/G, 25th Anniversary Edition, “Etherites,” November, 2011
The Atlantic, The Daily Dish, “Appeal To Heaven,” October 17, 2010
The Paris Review Daily, “Sarah Peters: Appeal To Heaven”, October 8, 2010
The L Magazine, Picks, “Sarah Peters: Appeal to Heaven,” Sept 1, 2010
Paddy Johnson, Art Fag City, “Recommended Shows,” Sept 15, 2010
Jarret Moran, Artlog; Broadcast, “Sarah Peters: Idealists and Founders,” September, 2010
Roberta Smith, New York Times, “Art in Review” July 13, 2007
Jeffery Cyphers Wright, Chelsea Now, “Retrofitting the Future”, June 29-July 5, 2007

Grants and Residencies

John Michael Kohler Connecting Communities Residency, Kohler, WI

New York Foundation for the Arts, Sculpture Fellowship, New York, NY

The Fine Arts Work Center, Artist Residency, Provincetown, MA

Marie Walsh Sharpe Studio Grant, The Space Program, Brooklyn, NY

John Michael Kohler Arts/Industry Residency, ceramics, Kohler, WI

John Michael Kohler Arts/Industry Residency, cast iron, Kohler, WI

John Michael Kohler Arts/Industry Residency, cast iron, Kohler, WI
Pilchuck Glass School, Emerging Artist in Residency, Stanwood, WA
Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, Project Grant

Cresson Memorial Traveling Fellowship