Sarah Nesbitt is a visual artist/photographer that specializes in the 1850’s photographic process, Wet Plate Collodion in addition to her digital works working from ideas of connecting the photographic image with critical perceptions on American history and it’s present, such as the definitions of forgeries, stolen artwork and plagiarism; memory and it’s racialized formation; censorship and writing and re-writing of histories; and the development of news media.
She exhibited and presented work in Argentina and throughout the United States with jurors and curators from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Times Magazine, George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Visual Studies Workshop, Sculpture Space, MASS MOCA, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Aperture Publishing and FlakPhoto.
She is a Communications Coordinator at ArtServe Michigan and a photographer for the Multidisciplinary Design Program at the College of Engineering, the Institute for the Humanities and the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching all at the University of Michigan. She worked as a Photography instructor at Pennsylvania State University, where she taught Introduction to Chemical Photography and held the position of Lab Monitor for the University’s only Darkroom.
Sarah holds a Master of Fine Arts in Photography at Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the State University of New York College at Oswego.
|01.|| Detroit Art Shakers: Ongoing Project of my Journey to Meeting Detroit Artists
Not Abandoned: Just Taking the Deserved Weekend Off
|issue 05: April 2014|
|01.||citings (also featuring images by stephen garrett dewyer + Jennifer Junkermeier)||issue 29: June 2016|