Sarah Slavick received her BA in Studio Art from Wesleyan University and an MFA from Pratt Institute. Slavick received a Massachusetts Cultural Council grant in Painting in 2006, as well as grants from the Artist Resource Trust Fund, the Blanche Colman Foundation and residency fellowships at the Millay Colony and the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art. Her work is currently on exhibit in Natural Acts at the Massachusetts Convention Center and has been recently exhibited in Big Bang! Abstract Painting for the 21st Century at the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Miller Block Gallery in Boston and Giola Gallery in Chicago. Slavick has lectured about her work at Bowdoin College, the University of the Arts, the San Francisco Art Institute, the Studio Arts Center International in Florence, and the Maryland Institute of Art, among others. A member of a large family, she has five siblings, three of whom are also professional artists. Flesh and Blood, an exhibition of her and her three artist-sisters' work that explored notions of family-genealogy and the body, premiered at Carnegie Mellon University and traveled to Virginia, Florida, and Hong Kong.