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b. 1982, Los Angeles, CA USA

Assistant Professor of Computational Craft, Department of Art, UCSB 


2023         In All Directions, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH, USA 

2023         Standard Candle, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Mount Wilson Observatory, CA, USA

2023         Pointing Star, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, USA

2022         For Submersion, Clockshop, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2021         Above Below, Blum & Poe Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2018        Coyotes in Two Directions, ART | SCI Gallery, California Nanosystems Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA


2017         Strata Reiteration, Broad Art Center EDA, Los Angeles, CA, USA







2024         Breath(e), Hammer Museum, Getty Pacific Standard Time, Los Angeles, USA

2024         From the Ground Up, Armory Center for the Arts, Getty Pacific Standard Time, Los Angeles, USA

2024         Sangre de Nopal, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, Getty Pacific Standard Time, Santa Barbara, USA

2024         Invisibility, Powers and Perils, Oxy Arts, Getty Pacific Standard Time, Los Angeles, USA

2024         Born Digital, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, USA

2024         Groundlings: Care and Climate Justice, Heimbold Visual Arts Center, Bronxville, USA

2023         To Your Eternity Art + Tech Biennial, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China


2022         Digital Awareness of Sustainable Futures, Espronceda/International Symposium for Electronic Art, Barcelona, Spain

2022         Fragile Fiber, Carolyn Glasoe Bailey Foundation, Ojai, USA

2021         Freeport, Epoch Gallery, LA, USA

2021         Planet Earth, Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara, USA

2020         A2P,


2019         Performative Computation, Navel Gallery, LA, USA 

2018         Weak or No Signal, New Wight Gallery, LA, USA 


2017         Feminist Climate Change, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria


2017         Far Bazaar, Cerritos College, Norwalk, USA


2016         Lumia Canvas, Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, SF, USA


2015         Point Line, Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, Swissnex, SF, USA


2015         Night Light Multimedia Garden,  SOMArts Cultural Center, SF, USA


2014         Teathers Us, de Young Museum, SF, USA


2013         Tonantzin Jams, Luggage Store Gallery, SF, USA


2012         Native Diaspora Now, Galeria de la Raza, SF, USA






2023        Artadia Award

2023        Stanford Arts Residency


2022        Creative Capital Award

2022        Carolyn Glasoe Bailey Foundation Art Prize

2020        Craft Futures Grant, Center for Craft

2019        LACMA Art + Tech Lab Fellowship Grant

2018        Djerassi Artist Residency

2018        Steve Wilson Fellowship Award, Leonardo International Society for Arts, Sciences, and Technology






 Columbus Museum of Art   

 Los Angeles County Museum of Art

 Raclin Murphy Museum of Art






2024          Elizabeth Povinelli and Sarah Rosalena In Conversation, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, USA

2024          Science Fridays, National Public Radio, New York, USA

2023          LACMA Time-Based Media Colloquium, LACMA, Los Angeles, USA

2023          Is AI the End of Creativity—Or a New Beginning?, Zócalo Public Square, Los Angeles, USA

2023          Artist Talk, Stanford Arts, Institute for Human-Centered AI, Stanford, USA

2023          Artist Talk, Visiting Artist Series, CU Boulder, Art Department, Boulder, USA


2023          From the Stars to the Land: Sarah Rosalena and Sandy Rodiguez in Conversation, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara

2023         Pointing Star with Lindsay Preston Zappas, CARLA Editor-in-Chief, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara 

2023         Youth Circle: Sarah Rosalena and Porfirio Guiterrez in Conversation, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara

2023          For Submersion: Sarah Rosalena and Mercedes Dorame in Conversation, Clockshop 

2023          Standard Candle: Sarah Rosalena and Lisa Messeri in Conversation, LACMA Art + Tech Lab, Mount Wilson Observatory

2023          Artist Talk, Public Speaker Series, Otis College of Art and Design

2022         Guided By Plants Panel: The Indigenous Oaxacan Diaspora, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, and Contemporary Art, Atkinson Gallery

2022         Craft Intersection Panel, El Museo del Barrio

2022         Space Art Panel: Cosmic Sensation, MIT Space Exploration Initiative, MIT Media Lab

2022         Visiting Artist Lecture, CalArts 

2022         Art and Tech Panel: Tools for Subversion and Empowerment, Honor Fraser Gallery

2021         Art x Science x LA Panel, Getty Pacific Standard Time

2021         Generative Unfoldings Symposium Panel, MIT Media Lab

2021         Above Below, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

2021         Art && Code, Studio for Creative Inquiry, Carnegie Mellon University

2021         Weaving and/as Technology, Olin College of Engineering

2021         Weaving: Four Perspectives Panel, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

2021         Above Below with curator Mika Yoshitake, Blum & Poe Gallery

2020        Visiting Artist Lecture for Carnegie Mellon University Art Department/Sculpture 

2019        Sound as Extruded Form, Sound + Science Symposium, UCLA ART | SCI Center

2018        Coyotes in Two Directions, Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous

2018        Kinetic Works, Nanolab, California Nanosystems Institute

2017        Weaving and History of Women’s Labor in Technology, UCLA Arts, DMA

2015        Weaving the Screen, Immersive Lab Gray Area, Zurich Institute for Computer Music and Sound Technology






2023        Paulsen, Kris. Sarah Rosalena: In All Directions, Columbus Museum of Art

2023        Tigermann, Bobbye. Weaving Code: Intersection of Textiles and Technology, Coded: Art   
                   Enters the Computer Age, 1952-1982, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

2023        Sarah Rosalena: For Submersion, Clockshop 



2024        Povinelli, Elizabeth. Summoning the Ancestors: The Relational Science of Sarah Rosalena’s Decolonizing Aesthetics, LACMA

2024        Caplan, Lindsay. Sarah Rosalena: In All Directions, The Brooklyn Rail

2023        Messman, Laura. At Museums and Galleries, a Spirit of Togetherness, New York Times


2023        Kent, Charlotte. Art and the State of Water, The Brooklyn Rail

2023        Vankin, Deborah. Getty invests more than $17 million in Pacific Standard Time, Los Angeles Times

2023        Stromberg, Matthew. Ten Shows to See this June, Hyperallergic

2023        Hakopian, Mashinka Firunts. Ancestral, The Brooklyn Rail

2023        Stromberg, Matthew. Ten Shows to See this January, Hyperallergic

2022        Monahan, Reza. Sarah Rosalena- Intersectional and Intergalactic Art Making Contemporary Art  Review Los Angeles, SCI ARC

2022        Wagley, Catherine. Top Ten Booths at Frieze LA, Artsy

2022        Liou, Caroline Ellen. Satisfyingly Tactile Art at Frieze Los Angeles, Hyperallergic

2021        Conner, Allison Noelle.  Sarah Rosalena Brady at Blum and Poe, Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles,, Issue 24 







2019        Shapeshifting the Colonial Object, Leonardo Vol. 52, Issue 5, MIT Press

2019        Science Delirium Madness 5.0, Leonardo, Vol. 52, Issue 3, MIT Press






2023         Weaving the Park, Clockshop

2017         Data Weaving, Scopelab, UCLA















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