Born 1983 in Hamburg, Germany

Lives and works in Columbia, Missouri (USA)



2014   Master of Arts, Art Therapy, Weissensee School of Art, Berlin

2010   Master’s Degree in Fine Art (Meisterschüler, prof. Leiko Ikemura), University of the Arts, Berlin

2009   Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art (Absolvent), University of the Arts, Berlin


Two-Person Exhibitions

2016   Mutterboden, The Stone Space, London*

2009   Regards croisés sur la jeune création Franco-Allemande, Goethe Institute and Théâtre des Asphodéles, Lyon


Selected Group Exhibitions

2021   Enclosures, Galerie 21 im Vorwerk-Stift, Hamburg*

2021   Restraint and Limitation, Riverside Arts Center, Riverside (IL)

2021   Group Show, SHRINE, New York (NY), online

2020   Uninvited Guests, Lodger, Kansas City (MO), online

2020   New Perspectives in Drawing and Painting, St. Louis Artists’ Guild, St. Louis (MO), online

2020   Everything is Different Now, Stay Home Gallery & Residency, Paris (TN)

2020   Domestic Interiors, Stay Home Gallery & Residency, Paris (TN), online

2020   Painting at Night, Fort Houston, Nashville (TN)

2019   Crocodile Tears, Morgan Fine Arts and Film Center, Brooklyn (NY)

2018   Restraint & Limitation, Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyen University, Lincoln (NE)

2017   Wish you were here, Raum Linksrechts, Hamburg*

2016   30° Celsius, ASC Gallery, London

2015   Space Between, The Stone Space, London

2015   ZAP Summer Exhibition, Bond House Gallery, London

2015   AUA – Auf und Ab (im Kunstmarkt), Westwerk, Hamburg

2015   Open CueB 2015, CueB gallery, London

2014   Sublime, Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, Berlin

2010   This Is Red, Halle Zehn, Cologne

2009   SWAN Day (Support Women Artists Now), Berlin

*curated by Sarah Arriagada



2021    Vorwerk-Stift, Artist Residency, Hamburg

2012    Bow Arts Trust, Work-Live-Scheme in Balfron Tower, London



2020   60 WRD/MIN ART CRITIC, Review by Lori Waxman, November 16, 2020

2020   Instagram Takeover, Dear Artists, August 24-28, 2020 

2020   Stay Home, Exhibition catalog, Stay Home Gallery & Residency, August 2020

2020   A View from the Easel During Times of Quarantine, Hyperallergic, July 31, 2020

2020   Painting at Night, The Brooklyn Rail, July-August 2020

2020   Remote Studio Visit, Curated Studio Visits, April 2020

2020   Moody by Sarah Arriagada, Europäische Kunstakademie Trier, April 2020

2020   Interview with Sarah Arriagada, Young Space, March 27, 2020

2018   Restraint and Limitation at Nebraska Wesleyan University, Matt Ballou, October 26, 2018



2021   Funding for the curatorial project “Enclosures” in Hamburg and the United States, Kulturbehörde Hamburg

2017   One-to-one Mentoring Sessions, a-n The Artists Information Company, Newcastle and London

2009  Grant for the painting class of Hiroko Nakajima at PENTIMENT Summer Academy, Hamburg

2008  ERASMUS Grant for the Undergraduate Course in Environmental Art, Glasgow School of Art