Sarah Rushford is an interdisciplinary artist, writer, and curator who lives with her husband and three-year old daughter in Portland, Oregon. Her poems and text-art have appeared in the literary journals Houseguest, Tuesday: An Art Project, Accordion, and Mother, Mother.  Sarah has completed art and writing residencies at TAKT Kunstprojektraum in Berlin and Art Farm, with recent shows at Satellite Contemporary in Las Vegas, Nevada, and 13 Forest Gallery in Arlington, Massachusetts and Grapefruits in Portland, Oregon.  Sarah was recently a Co-Director of the artist-run space Ortega y Gasset Projects in Brooklyn, New York with which she curated and edited Second Daytime: An Online Show of Performance art on video. Follow her life and work on Instagram @sarahannrushford.


2002  Master of Arts, Media Studies, The New School, New York, NY
1998 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Summa Cum Laude, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT
1997 Semester Abroad, Richmond College, London, UK

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions
Provender, Grapefruits, Portland OR
2014  Jayne Telephones, Presenting at 17, New York, NY, curated by Elise Gardella
2013  What you should know and be able to do, The Hallway Gallery, Boston, MA,curated by Brent Refsland
2002  Alight, LaMaMa La Galleria, New York, NY, curated by Ellen Stewart

Selected Group Exhibitions

All Visual Boston, Flash Forward Festival, Midway Gallery at Midway Artist Studios, Boston MA, curated by Trevor Powers
39×17, LaMama La Galleria, New York NY, curated by Elise Gardella
All Visual Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, curated by Trevor Powers
The Boston Drawing Project, Carroll and Sons Gallery, Boston, MA, curated by Joseph Carroll
Collision:Stealing from the Real, Boston Cyberarts Gallery, Boston, MA,curated by Georgina Lewis
Always Already Here, Volume 1, Ortega y Gasset Projects at Artscape Art Fair, Baltimore MD, curated by Joshua Bienko
Satellite Squared, Migrational Methods and a Romantic Gonzo Gesture, Satellite Contemporary, Las Vegas, NE, curated by Zahar Vaks and Nicole Langille
Prompt, 13 Forest Gallery, Arlington, MA, curated by Maggie Jensen
No Ruse, Boston, MA, curated by Liz Nofziger and Heather Kaplow

Broadside, 13 Forest Gallery, Arlington, MA, curated by Maggie Jensen
Photographic Practices, Flash Forward Festival at Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston, MA

Art on the Marquee, New England Convention Center, Boston, MA, curated by George Fifield
Verbi–Voco–Visual, Mobius, Boston, MA, curated by Jed Speare

Extremely Shorts Festival, Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX, curated by Brent Hoff

You Are My Sunshine, Axiom Gallery, Boston, MA, curated by Jed Speare
100/10∆8, Institute of Cultural Inquiry, Los Angeles, CA
New Directions in Drawing, Emily Carr Insititute, Vancouver, BC
Cell–f, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Arnheim Gallery,
collaboration with Heidi Kayser, Boston, MA

The Poetics of Place, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

TV is a Window, Harvestworks, New York, NY, curated by Laurie Halsey Brown
Resonant Wave Festival, Berlin, Germany
New York Exposition of Short Film and Video, New York, NY

Selected Publications

Big Red and Shiny, July 21, 2016 See It Before It’s Gone: Dan Boardman / Audrey Hope at Kijidome
Mother Mother, May 2016, zine curated by Sheilah Wilson as part of the exhibition Repeat Pressure Until,Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY 
Artscope Magazine, March 2016, Time Machine to the Present, Emma Hogarth
Tuesday; an Art Project, Issue 6:2, January 2016
Houseguest, Literary Magazine, Issue #4, July 2015
Accordion Zine, March 2015
Collison: More Human, Exhibition Catalog, Sept 2014, Boston Cyberarts Gallery, 2014, Boston MA
Collision:bilocate, Exhibition Catalog, January 2014, Boston Cyberarts Gallery, 2014, Boston MA
100/10∆8: Rise Industries Exhibition Catalog, Institute of Cultural Inquiry, ICI Press, 2012, Los Angeles CA
Boston Globe, September 7, 2011, You Are My Sunshine, by Cate McQuaid