Sarah Nesbitt was born in Syracuse, New York and has a MFA in Photography at Pennsylvania State University and a BFA in Photography and Drawing at the State University of New York at Oswego. Her interests lie in studying how history is used and perceived, in conjunction with investigating the importance of people’s actions and behaviors towards that information acquired to them.
Nesbitt has exhibited her work in venues located in South Korea, Scotland, Argentina, United Arab Emirates, Hungary, Spain and throughout the United States. She recently had a solo exhibition at the Torpedo Factory Art Center’s Target Gallery this past summer and has an upcoming group exhibit in the Czech Republic. Her work have been featured in publications such as the Washington Post, Hyperallergic, French Magazine Levure Litteraire, the third edition of The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes (Cengage Learning Press), Photographer’s Forum, Detroit Metro Times and INSIGHT 7 Magazine. She has had recent group exhibitions that included jurors such as Lesley Martin, Publisher of the Aperture Book Program (2013); Kathy Ryan, Photo Editor of The New York Times Magazine (2013); Jennifer Blessing, Curator of Photography at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (2012); Christopher James, Author of The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes (2012) and Louis Grachos, Director of Albright-Knox Gallery (2005). She is currently an Assistant Professor of Photography and Art History at Marygrove College in Detroit.