2022 Paths to the Shore, The Center for Book Arts New York, NY

2019 Brain Washing From Phone Towers, Editions Studio, Seattle WA

2018 Jamaica Bay Pamphleteering Project, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Broad Channel NY

2016 Reading Time, Guttenberg Arts, Guttenberg NJ

2010 Phosphorescent Face Highlighter, Fountain Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


2024 Codex IX, Berkeley, CA

Printed Matter NY Art Book Fair 

8-Ball Community & Printed Matter / St Marks 2024 East Village Zine Fair

2023 The Vanishing Worlds of Audubon, USC Libraries, Los Angeles, CA

Jersey Art Book Fair 

Sunday Zine Fair organized by Printed Matter at the Brooklyn Museum

2022 8-Ball Community & Printed Matter / St Marks 2022 East Village Zine Fair

Printed Matter NY Art Book Fair

2021  Reclamation: Artists Books on the Environment SFCB, San Francisco, CA 

Crossroads, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ 

Printed Matter Virtual Artist Book Fair

2019 Writers Making Books Arcadia University, Spruance Gallery, Glenside PA 

Codex Foundation 2019 Book Fair, Richmond, CA 

Booklyn Artists’ Book Fair, New York, NY 

Print Matters, Wrocław, Poland 

Press Play Fair, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY 

New York Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1, NY 

2018 Avifauna: Birds + Habitat Wave Hill, Bronx NY

Philadelphia Art Book Fair, Philadelphia PA 

Manhattan Fine Press Book Fair, New York, NY 

The Floating Library, Cedar Lake, Minneapolis MN 

New York Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1, NY 

Parallel Transparencies Monroe Library, Loyola University , New Orleans

Word, Image, Object Tallyn’s Reach Library, Aurora CO

2017 Codex Foundation 2017 Book Fair, Richmond, CA

Philadelphia Art Book Fair, Philadelphia PA

Manhattan Fine Press Book Fair, New York, NY

Bushwick Art Book and Zine Fair (BABZ), Brooklyn, NY

Know How: 2017 Instructors Exhibition, Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH

Animation + Printing, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

correlations between independent publishing and artists book practice, Griffith Library, South Brisbane, Australia

Artists’ Book Cornucopia VIII, Abcedarian Gallery, Denver, CO

2016 The Floating Library, Cedar Lake, Minneapolis MN

 Made Here, Guttenberg Arts, Guttenberg, NJ

Ink+Metal+Paper, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland OR

The Printed Page II, Abcedarian Gallery, Denver CO

2015  Blood Quantum, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland OR

 Ladies of Letterpress, Ashville Bookworks, Ashville NC

 Redux: Selected Featured Artist Projects Center for Book Arts, NY, NY

 The Floating Library, Cedar Lake, Minneapolis, MN

2014 Featured Artist Project: SP Weather Station The Center for Book Arts, NY, NY

 Letterpress Animated Type Showcase CBAA National Conference, Salt Lake City UT

 The Floating Library, Cedar Lake, Minneapolis, MN

 ILSSA: It’s About Time, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO

 Time and Again Central Booking, NY, NY

2013 Fifth International Artists Book Exhibition 2013 King St. Stephen Museum, Székesfehérvár, Hungary

 The Floating Library, Cedar Lake, Minneapolis, MN

 New York Bound: International Book Art Biennial Islip Art Musuem, East Islip, NY

2012 ILSSA: Every Day Work, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN

 Feminism and the Artist Book, VESPA Properties, Brooklyn, NY

2011 Open, The Cracker Factory, Geneva, NY

 Multiple, Limited, Unique, The Center for Book Arts, NY, NY

 85th Annual International Printmaking Competition, The Print Center, Philadelphia PA

 II Libro: The Art of the Book, The Barton Art Galleries, Wilson, NC

 Band of Outsiders, The Big Screen Project, NYC

2010 Pulling From History: Letterpress, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA

 Babel, Space 37, Jackson Heights, NY,

 Pressed! An Exhibition of Letterpress Printed Ephemera, Denver, CO

2009 Show and Bestow, Free Library of Philadelphia, PA

 New Prints 2009/Autumn, IPCNY, NY NY

 Out Of Sorts Sudio Miko, Brooklyn, NY

2008 Consent CUNY Graduate Center, NY NY

 Secrets and Lies 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR

 Sit Down and Read The K Gallery, Alameda, CA

2007 New Prints Fall 2007 IPCNY NY,NY

 The Artist Book Library Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn NY

 Singular Objects Brooklyn College Library, Brooklyn NY

 Contemporary Letterpress MCLA Gallery 1, North Adams, MA

2006 Making Your Mark Brooklyn Arts Council Gallery, NY


LMCC Arts Center Residency Fall 2022

Puffin Foundation Arts Grant 2022

BRICLab Contemporary Art Workspace Residency 2020

Brooklyn Arts Council Charlene Victor & Ella J. Weiss Cultural Entrepreneur Fund 2020

Brooklyn Arts Council Community Arts Grant, 2017 and 2020

Works On Water Residency, June 2019

Puffin Foundation Arts Grant, 2017

Brooklyn Arts Council Community Arts Grant, 2017

Summer Residency, Columbia College Center for Book, Paper, and Print, Summer 2016

Space + Time Residency, Guttenberg Arts, Winter 2016

LMCC Artist Summer Institute, Summer 2015

LMCC Swing Space at Governors Island Summer/Fall 2013

Manhattan Graphics Center Scholarship, Fall 2005


Visiting Assistant Professor, Pratt Institute, Letterpress: Text and Image  Brooklyn, NY  2014-present:

Part-time Assistant Professor, Parsons School of Design, Artist’s Books: Introduction, 2016-present

Senior Lecturer, Letterpress University of the Arts, Philadelphia MFA Printmaking & Book Arts 2017-2022

Lecturer, Rutgers University, Newark Book Arts: Artists Publications, Broadsides & Chapbooks 2017-2018


Core Faculty, Center for Book Arts Fall 2012-present

Eastern Parkway Walk, June 2021

Prospect Lefferts Garden Walk, October 2019, Brooklyn, NY 

Red Hook Weeds Walk, May 2019, Brooklyn, NY 

Staten Island Shore Walk, September 2018, Staten Island NY

Dialogue + Studio: Zine, workshop, American Folk Art Museum, March 2018

Panelist Economies That Could Not Appear in Money: Modeling Alternative Exchange in Contemporary Print and Poetry IPK Print Fest, Institute for Public Knowledge at NYU  May 2018

Jamaica Bay Pamphleteering Project, talk at Shoestring Press, October 2017

Dead Horse Bay and Floyd Bennett Field Walking Tour, May 2017

Experimental Letterpress Posters, Signal Return, Detroit, MI May 2016

Contributor on handmade artist books, Book by Its Cover blog, 2014

Visiting Artist, Paper Fox Printmaking Workshop, Lawrence University, 2012

Moderator, New Art/ Old Technology, Panel Discussion,

American Printing History Conference, Washington, DC, 2010

Speaker, Oak Knoll Fest XVI, New Castle DE, 2010

Moderator-The Chapbook As Art Object, Panel, Festival of the Chapbook, CUNY Graduate Center, NY NY 2010

Visiting Speaker, Publishing in the City, NYU MFA Writing Program, New York, 2009

Moderator-The Embroidered Word Panel Discussion, MAD, New York, 2007

Contemporary Printmaking Symposium, Abrons Art Center, New York, 2005


Editioned Artist Books:

wild anemone, 2024

Solastalgia, 2019

Glasshouse, 2017

A Field Guide to Extinct Birds, 2015

Hot Doug’s Sausage Superstore, 2012

Phosphorescent Face Highlighter, 2010

The McGinley Paper Company Sample Book of Faults, 2007

Game Board, 2007

Drive Schmive, 2004

Pamphlet Series: Brain Washing From Phone Towers Informational Pamphlets, begun in 2010; thirty-four issues produced.


Zine Artists on Their Most Essential Tools, By Corinne Segal , Brooklyn Museum November 16, 2023

Landscape Orientation Urban Omnibus, June 2023

Artist Publishers Reflect on Book Waste, contributor, published by Temporary Services, 2022

“Book Arts Subscriptions” by Stephanie Wolff in Openings: Studies in Book Art, Volume 5 No 1; Fall 2022

Interview, Artist Book Reviews, Levi Sherman July 2020 

Bookforms: A Complete Guide to Designing and Crafting Hand-Bound Books; essay included. Edited by the Center for Book Arts, Rockport Publishers, NY 2019

Hyperallergic Art Responding to Birds and Their Habitats at One of New York’s Great Natural Escapes by Allison Meier May 29, 2018

Hyperallergic A Showcase of NYC’s Diverse Small Presses and Artists’ Publishing Projects by Benjamin Sutton May 9, 2018

Avifauna: Birds + Habitat, Exhibition Catalog; Wave Hill, Bronx, NY 2018

“Communities of Practice: Building an Internationally Connected Practice in and for the Book Arts” Sarah Bodman, Senior Research Fellow, Keynote address at Booknesses: Taking stock of the book arts in South Africa. March 2017

Animation + Printing, Exhibition Catalog; The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY, 2017

Tell It to the Bees: Sarah Nicholls’ letterpress pamphlet series, by Sarah Bodman, Printmaking Today, Vol 25 No 4, Winter 2016, p17 Artists’ Books 2015: 10 of the Best by Sarah Bodman December 1, 2015

AI-AP DART Ask an Artist: Making a Bookby Peggy Roalf June 11, 2015

Ladies of Letterpress edited by Kseniya Thomas; Princeton Architectural Press, 2015

Under Consideration Prisms and Shamrocks October 25, 2015

Multiple, Limited, Unique, Exhibition catalog; The Center for Book Arts, NY, NY 2011


Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

Bennington College

Brooklyn Museum

California State University at Hayward

Clark Art Institute Library

Colorado College Special Collections

Columbia University

Lafayette College

Lawrence University

Lehigh University

Manhattan Graphics Center

McGill University

Metropolitan Museum of Arts Thomas J. Watson Library

Michigan State University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries

Museum of Modern Art Library

Newark Public Library

New York Botanical Garden 

Oberlin College

Otis College

Pratt Institute

Rhode Island School of Design

Rutgers University

San Diego State University

Savannah College of Art and Design

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Stanford University

SUNY New Paltz

Swarthmore College

The Center for Book Arts

Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Trinity College

Tufts University


UC Santa Barbara

UC San Diego

University of Florida

Union College

University of Denver

University of Georgia, Athens

University of Iowa

University of Miami

University of Nevada, Reno

University of Pennsylvania

University of Utah

University of Washington

University of Wisconsin-Madison

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

V&A Museum

Virginia Commonwealth University

Wesleyan University

Yale University


1996 BA Sarah Lawrence College Bronxville, NY