Sarah Levy (b. 1989, Portland, OR)




MFA Candidate at the New York Academy of Art (expected graduation 2020)


BA cum laude, History, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN


Grants and Awards


Academy Scholar Award, New York Academy of Art


Exhibition History


Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

Gender and Violence, Militärhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr (German Museum of Military History), Dresden, Germany

Faces, (solo exhibition) Tattoo 34 Gallery, Portland, OR

Paintings, (solo exhibition) Crema Bakery, Portland, OR

Red Wedge Installation, Historical Materialism Conference, Montreal, Canada


Morbid Symptoms, (solo exhibition) White Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR

The Big 500, Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland, OR

The Friendliest Group Show, True Measure Gallery, Portland, OR

Flying like a Rock: Self-Taught Artist Fair, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

Friends, (solo exhibition) Common Grounds Coffee Shop, Portland, OR


The Exquisite Corpse of the Unknown Veteran, San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) Main Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Trumpmania Traveling Art Show, multiple venues, Manhattan and Syracuse, NY


Public Collections

Whatever. Militärhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr (German Museum of Military History). Dresden, Germany. Acquired 2017.


Selected Publications and Media


Drewsen, Annelie. Fakta om mens. Sweden: Nypon förlag. Page 26. Print.


Pavlić, Ed. “Ed Pavlić pinpoints what drew James Baldwin south,” Full page reproduction of Baldwin to accompany article, Brick Magazine. Vol. 101, Summer. Page 46. Print.


Viehweg, Frank. Wege der Liebe: Lieder um Aleksandra Taschenbuch. Berlin: NORA Verlagsgemeinschaft,. Cover. Print.

International Socialist Review, Vol. 104, Winter. Cover. Print.

"We Painted With Our Period Blood.” Ladylike. Buzzfeed Video. June 17. Web.

Schaeffner, Yves. "Les Artistes Contre Trump" La Presse, April 28. Web.

“New Feminism.” URBANIA. Radio-Canada. Quebec. April 30. TV.


Gas, Laura. "Espia Menteix Governa," Full page reproduction of Whatever to accompany article, El món d’ahir, Vol. 1, December. Page 151. Print.

Tsyganova, Ekaterina. Interview, “Double Standard: Trump or Clinton?” Channel NTV (Russia), November 8. TV.

Davis, Ben. "This Is the Art That Mattered From the 2016 Presidential Election,” ArtNet, November 7. Web.

McCormick, Carlo. "The Best Anti-Trump Art From Around the World,” Paper Magazine, July 14. Web.


Braibant, Sylvie. "Quand Sarah Levy, artiste américaine, refait le portrait de Donald Trump avec son sang,” Le Monde TV, September 21. Web.

Perry, Douglas. "Donald Trump's war on women's periods becomes Portland artist's big opportunity," The Oregonian, September 21. Page 3. Print.

Friedman, Megan. "An Artist Created a Portrait of Donald Trump Using Her Own Menstrual Blood,” Cosmopolitan, September 16. Web.

Hadden, John. "Outrage after artist creates Donald Trump portrait using her own menstrual blood,” Global News, September 16. Web.

Montes, Aaron. "Artist Paints Portrait of Trump With Her Menstrual Blood," NBC New York, September 16. Web.

Sebens, Shelby. "Oregon artist to sell image of Trump painted with menstrual blood,” Reuters, September 16. Web.

Roth, Sara. "Portland artist uses period blood for Trump portrait", USA Today, September 15. TV and Web.

Pato, Ignacio. "Un Donald Trump hecho de sangre menstrual: gracias Internet,” PlayGround Magazine (Spain), September 14. Web.

Mack, David. "This Artist Is Selling A Menstrual Blood Portrait Of Trump To Raise Money For Immigrants," BuzzFeed News, September 13. Web.


Visiting Artist Workshops/Presentations

2018 - Workshop, “My Bloody Valentine,” Portland Menstrual Society, Portland State University, Portland, OR, February 12.



November Art Collective, 2015-2018, USA, member