Sarah Robayo Sheridan

30 Nov 2016


Sarah Robayo Sheridan. Photo by Chris Kennedy.

Sarah Robayo Sheridan is a writer and curator whose burgeoning practice and innovative small-space projects have garnered her national attention in a relatively short period of time. In 2009, she was nominated for the Young Curators Invitational, Ricard Foundation, Paris. She is currently the curator of exhibitions at the Power Plant in Toronto, previously serving as director of exhibitions and publications at Mercer Union, a center for contemporary art. In 2010, Robayo Sheridan served as one of the commissioning curators for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche in Toronto. The following year, she was awarded a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts to write a history of John Cage's "Reunion," performed in Toronto in 1968. She is a member of the advisory council for Prefix Photo magazine and her writing has appeared in arts magazines, anthologies, and artists' monographs. In 2012, she served as a Center exhibitions panelist, and in 2014, as a Pew Fellowships panelist. She is also a contributor to the Center's 2013 publication Pigeons on the Grass, Alas: Contemporary Curators Talk About the Field.