Sadie Laska

b. 1974, West Virginia Lives and Works in Brooklyn, NY




2014     MFA Bard College

1992     BFA West Virginia University


Solo Exhibitions

2017    Nudes, Ceysson & Bénétière, Saint-Étienne, France

2016    Rock Solid, Office Baroque, Brussels, Belgium 
            Solo Presentation with CANADA at Independent Brussels
            A Foot, Some Guns, A Boot, Some Hands, Some Lips, A Breast, & A Snail, 56 Henry, New York

2015    Plain Air, Galerie Bernard Ceysson, Luxembourg
            I Clouded,  CANADA, New York

2014    Play it as it Lays, Galerie Bernard Ceysson, Geneva, CH
2013    SAROJANE, Kerry Schuss, New York

2012    Left Hand, Galerie Bernard Ceysson, Paris


Selected Group Exhibitions

2020    The Spaces In Between, Ceysson et Benetiere, New York, NY

2019    Canada b/w Drag City, Soccer Club Club, Chicago, IL

2018    10 YEARS in Luxembourg, Ceysson & Bénétière, Koerich, Luxembourg

            True Colours, with Helen Beard and Boo Saville, Newport Street Gallery, London
            Inflatable Tear, Ceysson & Bénétière, New York, NY
            Paradise, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017    Animal Farm, curated by Sadie Laska, The Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT
            Unobstructed Views, Library Street Collective & MoCAD, Hawkins Ferry House,
            Grosse Point Shores, MI
            Based on a True Story, Galerie Derouillon, Paris, FR
            Feed the Meter Vol. II, Ceysson & Bénétière, Koerich, Luxembourg
            Sleeping on the Skin of a Nightmare, Romeo, New York, NY
            UNDERCOVER BOSS, Reyes Projects, Birmingham, MI
            Nude, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
            Bluets, Burning In Water, New York, USA
            10th Anniversary Show, James Fuentes, New York, NY

2016    IOWAGallery Bernard Ceysson, Paris, FR
            What's Up 2.0, Curated by Lawrence van Hagen, London, UK
            Fort Greene, Curated by Adrianne Rubenstein, Venus Over LA, Los Angeles, CA
            Shapes, Halsey McKay Gallery, NY
            Summer Flats, Shrine Projects, NY 
            Make Painting Great Again, CANADA, NY
            Sexting, Kate Werble Gallery, NY
            Looking Back / The 10th White Columns Annual - Selected by Matthew Higgs, White Columns,
            New York, NY
2015    Justin Aidan/Sadie Laska/Leo Fitzpatrick, United Artists, Ltc., Marfa, TX
            Feed the Meter, Curated by Wallace Whitney, Galerie Bernard Ceysson, Luxembourg
            Special Guest, Curated by Bernard Ceysson, Zürcher Gallery, New York , NY
            Call and Response, Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York, NY

            Slam Section, Gallery Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm

2014    Sadie Laska and Sara Magenheimer, Which arbitrary thing are you?, Cleopatra’s, Brooklyn, NY

            Beware of the Stares, 246365, Brooklyn, NY

            Sadie Laska and Jesse Littlefield, Harper’s Books, East Hampton, NY

            Café Dancer Pop-Up, Edlin Gallery, New York, NY

            Edge of Continuation, Pablo’s Birthday, New York, NY

            Bakerman, IUD collaborative exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson, AZ

            Summer: 2014, Kerry Schuss, New York, NY

2013    The Cat Show, White Columns, New York, NY

            Greetings From Bitburg, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France

2012    La Ligne Passée, Galerie Bernard Ceysson, Luxembourg

            Le Confort Moderne, Galerie Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France

            Suggested Destination, Basilica, Hudson, NY

2011    Scruffy, KS ART, New York, NY

            Dirt Don’t Hurt, Jolie Laide Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

            STREET TRASH, Intersection of Commercial Street, Franklin Ave and Dupont St. Brooklyn

            CANADA Paris, Galerie Bernard Ceysson, Paris

            READYKEULOUS, The Hurtful Healer, Invisible Exports, New York, NY

2010    Dirty Hands, Soloway Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            Clean Break, Charlie Horse Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            In There, Out Here, Leo Koenig Projekte New York, NY

2009    Coco Loco, Stairwell Gallery, Providence RI

            Spaced Out/On Time, CANADA, New York, NY

            If The Darks Are Barking, Apartment Show, Artist Space, New York, NY

            Circle of Friends, Vacant Gallery, Tokyo

            A Dry Run, Charlie Horse, Brooklyn, NY

2008    The Dark Age, Stairwell Gallery, Providence RI

            Gold is the New Metal, Stairwell Gallery, Providence RI

             A Dry Run, Charlie Horse, Brooklyn, NY

2005     Red, White and Blue, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, NY

             I Throw Herring to the Dog, Canada, New York, N


Selected Performances


2014    IUD performance, Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT

2013    IUD performance with Kim Gordon, ISSUE Project Room, New York IUD performance, Kunsthalle, Zurich
            IUD performance, Sunday Sessions, PS1 Contemporary Art Center

2012    IUD performance, EMERGENCY CHEESECAKE, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2011    IUD performance, Astrup Fearnley, Oslo Norway

2010    IUD performance Printed Matter Benefit, Deitch Projects, Long Island City, NY 

2009    Sound Wreckage Volume 1, Gavin Brown, New York, NY

            IUD performance for Constraction Show, Deitch Projects, New York, NY 2008    
            IUD performance for WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, PS1

            Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY

            IUD performance in conjunction with Nick Relph and Oliver Payne, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France

            IUD performance for Jekyll Island, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

2007    IUD performance, The Swiss Institute, New York, NY


Brant Foundation
Private Collection of Damien Hirst


Selected Bibliography

2018    The Art Newspaper "Damien Hirst commissions 21 works by emerging artists for new show." June 6. 
2018    Artnet: "Here Are the 3 Emerging Artists Damien Hirst Tapped to Make Work for His Private Museum." June 6, 2018.
2016    New York Times Magazine Slideshow: "The Six Most Exciting Exhibitions at Independent Brussels." April 4, 2016.
2015    Indrisek, Scott. "5 Must See Gallery Shows: JJ Peet, Huma Bhaba, and More." BLOUIN ARTINFO. Jene 22, 2015.

2014    Boudreau, Alice. “Expositions, Sadie Laska” Go Out Magazine, Geneva, March, 2014 #19.

2013    Bollen, Christopher. “The New Abstract”, Interview Magazine, December, 2013

2011    Heinrich, Will. “Avoiding the Subject: ‘Scruffy’ at KS ART and ‘Walking Forward- Running Past’ at
            Art in General”, New York Observer, November 1.

2010    Theme Magazine, issue 22, July, 2010

2009    “Spaced Out/On Time”, NY Times, September 25, 2009 “IUD”, ANP Quarterly Vol / No 2

            “Womb and Doom”, New York Press, March 24, 2009

2008    “The Softer Sex Gets Hard”, USELESS Magazine, Fall 2008

            “Next Wave New York”, Interview Magazine, September 2008 2007 Kelsey, John. “Top Ten”, Artforum December 2007




True Blue, Other Criteria Books, 2018
Catholic No. 1, Cats, Evil Twin, 2005