Sarah Faux

Visiting Adjunct Professor (Fall 2023)

Sarah Faux portrait

Sarah Faux's paintings weave sensory knowledge and sexual expression into emotional landscapes. Faux's fluid compositions teeter on the edge of reality, revealing how much of our inner lives take place beneath the surface. Faux has held solo exhibitions at Hales Gallery (NYC), M+B (Los Angeles), Capsule Shanghai (Shanghai), and Stems Gallery (Brussels), among others. She has shown in numerous group exhibitions including at Loyal Gallery (Stockholm), Althius Hofland Fine Arts (Amsterdam), Fredericks & Freiser (NYC), the New York Studio School (NYC) and How Art Museum (Shanghai). Faux’s paintings have been written about in Artsy, Cultured Magazine, Modern Painters, Hyperallergic, i-D Vice, Surface and more. Faux has been the recipient of many residencies and grants, including a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant (2023), a Keyholder Fellowship at the Lower East Side Printshop, NYC (2018-19), artist residencies at Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY (2017, 2012) and the Yale School of Art’s Gloucester Painting Prize, Gloucester, MA (2014). Sarah Faux holds an MFA in Painting from Yale University and a joint BA/BFA from Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design. She was born in Boston, MA, and lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Portrait by JSP Art Photography.

Sarah Faux artwork
Sarah Faux, How do you know what love is, 2022, oil on canvas, 70 x 80 inches