Sarah Emerson graduated from the Atlanta College of Art in 1997 and went on to complete a Master’s Degree at Goldsmiths College in London, England in 2000. Over the years she has exhibited her paintings in galleries throughout the United States and Europe, including at White Columns, New York, Cosmic Gallery, Paris, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT and Tache-Levy, Belgium. In 2010 she exhibited her work in “Catastrophe” the Quebec City Biennial curated by Sylvie Fortin as well as Flux Projects Atlanta. In 2011 her work was included in the new Biennial publication Noplaceness published by Atlanta Art Now.
In 2012 her work was featured in issue 100 of New American Paintings and she recently completed a large mural for LIving Walls 2012. In 2013 she will exhibit a selection of paintings and a large mural at the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville.
Emerson currently teaches Painting and Drawing at Emory University.
She is represented by Whitespace Gallery in Atlanta.