Education
2003-2004
MA Fine Art City & Guilds of London Art School, London
1996-1997
Award Scholarship in Arts: International Exchange Programme Boston College, Boston
1992-2007
Bachelor of Arts University of Melbourne, Melbourne

Solo exhibitions
2007
Blondes Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf
2005
Sullen Teens Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf

Selected group exhibitions
2014
Saatchi’s New Sensations and THE FUTURE CAN WAIT (curated by Zavier Ellis, Simon Rumley & Rebecca Wilson) B1, Victoria House, London
2012
Heute. Malerei Kunstmuseum Kloster, Magdeburg
2009
Selected Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf
New London School (curated by Zavier Ellis & Simon Rumley) Galerie Schuster, Berlin
2008
THE FUTURE CAN WAIT (curated by Zavier Ellis & Simon Rumley) Old Truman Brewery, London
The Past is History (curated by Zavier Ellis & Simon Rumley) Changing Role Gallery, Rome / Naples
Frauenbilder Kunstverein Lingen Kunsthalle, Lingen
2007
THE FUTURE CAN WAIT (curated by Zavier Ellis & Simon Rumley) Old Truman Brewery, London
Zurück zur Figur Hypo-Kunsthalle, Munich
Malerei der Gegenwart KunstHaus Wien, Vienna
Leve de Schilderkunst - Terug naar de figuur Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam
Look at me, 50 portraits from the collection of Heus Zomer Veluws Museum Nairac, Barneveld
2006
Back to the Figure Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf
Einfach So Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf
New Figurative Realism CHARLIE SMITH london, London
Back to the Figure (Curated by Christiane Lange & Florian Matzner) Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich
2005
Sommergäste Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf
Neither Flesh nor Fleshless Clapham Art Gallery, London

Awards
1996 – 1997
Art Scholarship to Boston College

Lectures & symposiums
2007
“Painting Now! Back to Figuration” Symposium, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Netherlands

Bibliography
2008  
“Inside Report”, Inside Magazine, Italy
2007
“The Future Can Wait”, Aesthetica Magazine, London, England
“The Future Can Wait”, Aesthetica Magazine, London, England
2006
“Deutllicher Sprung nach vorn”, Handelsblatt , Germany
“Deutllicher Sprung nach vorn”, Handelsblatt , Germany
"Zurück zur Figur - Malerei der Gegenwart", Prestel Verlag, Germany
2005  
“Tipp Extra: Sarah McGinity, Bugdahn und Kaimer”, Kunsttermine, Germany
“Junges Blut in alten Hallen”, Schweizer Illustrierte, Switzerland
“Zwischen Realität und Imagination”, HandelsZeitung, Switzerland
“Sarah McGinity: Imaginäre Porträts” Rheinische Post, Düsseldorf, Germany
“Mädchengesichter mit rotem Schmollmund” Westdeutsche Zeitung, Düsseldorf, Germany

Collections
Private collections in Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom & United States