2022 Sticky Mirror,  HUB Robeson Galleries, Penn State University, State College, PA

2020 Knots and Pulses, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY

2017 Wilderness and Wasteland, Mariboe Gallery, Highstown, NJ

2016 Dissolve, Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

The Diamond Lens: Sarah Sutton and Rebecca Aloisio, The Geisel

Gallery at Legacy Tower, One Bausch and Lomb Place, Rochester, NY

2015 Sarah Sutton: Paintings, Clyde H. Wells Fine Art Gallery, Tarleton State University,

Member of the Texas A and M University System, Stephenville, TX

2010 Sarah Sutton: New Paintings, Leslie’s Art Gallery, Bridel, Luxembourg, Europe

2008 Sarah Sutton, Leslie’s Art Gallery, Bridel, Luxembourg, Europe


2019 When the Wind Comes After the Rain, Point of Contact Gallery, Syracuse University Art Gallery, Syracuse, NY

The Edge Effect, The Katonah Art Museum, Katonah, NY

2017 Western New York Painting Invitational, Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs, NY

Here There: Poetics of Place, The Ink Shop, Ithaca, NY

Wide Open, Brooklyn Water Front Arts Coalition, Brooklyn, NY curated by Cara Manes, Curator and Collection Specialist at the Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY

Space, Group Exhibition, Manifest Art Center, Cincinnati, OH

Positive/Negative, Group Exhibition, Slocumb Galleries, Eastern Tennessee University, TN curated by Anja Foerschner, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles

Made in New York-Visions of the Future, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY,

curated by Yvonne Buchannan, Associate Professor at Syracuse University and Nancy Green, Curator of European and American Art at Cornell’s Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art

2015 Featured Artist in Bausch and Lomb Corporate Rotating Art Program, Rochester, NY

2014 The Opposite of Concrete: An Exhibition of Abstract Painting and

Photography, Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs, NY, September 2014

Faculty Exhibit, Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College

2013 Hold the Wall, Trends in Contemporary Painting, curated by Dan Tranberg,

The Galleries at Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio

Western New York Biennial, Tower Arts Gallery at SUNY Brockport

2011 Mark 11/2011, Marion Art Gallery, SUNY Fredonia, March 2012

Faculty Exhibit, Rochester Institute of Technology, December 2011

2009 Un Peu De Lux, Espace G, Strasbourg, France, September 2009


2021 Yaddo, Artist in Residence, October 2021

2020 Faculty Excellence Award, Ithaca College

2013 NYFA Mentor Program  

2011 NYFA Mark Grant Recipient

2008 Sante Fe Art Institute, Artist in Residence

Scholarship from the Joan Mitchell Foundation

University of Akron, Myers School of Art PT Faculty Grant

2007 Millay Colony for the Arts, Artist in Residence


Featured Artist in New American Paintings, Northeast Edition 58, 2022 

Wilson, Paul, G75, Syracuse University Press, December 2019

Bright, Richard, Interconnected Perceptions, Sarah Sutton Artist Interview, Interalia Magazine, January 2019

Donofrio, Amber, Exploring Dark Spaces, Ithaca Times, December 5, 2016

Whitman, Arthur, Disparate Views, Ithaca Times, November 29, 2014

Rafferty, Rebecca, Art Review: The Opposite of Concrete-Grasping at Mist and Debris, Rochester City Newspaper, September 17, 2014

Becker, Nathalie, Les Métaphores de Sarah Sutton, Luxemburger Wort, October 27, 2010

Utter, Max Douglas, Gridlock, Scene Magazine, September 19, 2009