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’s work have been featured in publications such as the 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 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). Her work is in the collection of the Pennsylvania State University Library in the Rare Books and Manuscripts Collection; Deborah Stanley, President of the State University of New York at Oswego, Graham Sullivan, Director of the School of Visual Arts at Pennsylvania State University, and Charles Garoian, Professor of Art and Art Education at Pennsylvania State University. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Photography and Art History at Marygrove College in Detroit.