Sarah Nesbitt was born in Syracuse, New York and has an MFA in Photography at Pennsylvania State University and a BFA in Photography and Drawing at the State University of New York at Oswego. Her interests lie in studying how history is used and perceived, in conjunction with investigating the importance of people's actions and behaviors towards that information acquired by them.
Nesbitt has exhibited her work in venues located in South Korea, Scotland, Argentina, United Arab Emirates, Hungary, Spain and throughout the United States. She recently had a solo exhibition at the Torpedo Factory Art Center's Target Gallery and has two upcoming group exhibitions in Italy and at Columbia College. Her work has been featured in publications such as the Washington Post, Hyperallergic, the third edition of The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes (Cengage Learning Press), Photographer's Forum, Detroit Metro Times, Meanings and Makings of Queer Dance (Oxford University Press), and Theatre Topics (John Hopkins University Press).