Sara Rossi


Bio, Awards, Exhibitions, Contact

Sara Rossi lives and works in Berlin. She studied at Städelschule from 2018 to 2021 with Amy Sillmann and Monika Baer. She graduated from Università degli Studi di Trieste with a Master’s Degree in anthropology and speech philosophy focussing on ways to convey cultural and female identity in writing before joying the class of Trisha Donnelly at Kunstakademie Dusseldorf in 2015. Rossi’s work operates as the residue of thoughts-and-memories, akin to a photograph of a mental process or a meditation that has been transferred through the hand onto canvas. Her research focuses on the emergence and creation of visual meaning. Rossi sees her approach as a sort of mental metabolism, in which forms are made manifest on the canvas, less interested in the illusionistic representation of reality, and more in the way paintings and image are able to convey a system of thinking.


Städelschule, Frankfurt Am Main, Germany (Class Prof. Amy Sillman & Monika Baer)


Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany (Class Prof. Trisha Donnelly)


Master’s Degree in Cultural Studies, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italy


2022 Kickstarter-Zuschuss grant – Stiftung Kunstfonds 

2021 Hessische Kulturstiftung grant

2021 Städelschule Portikus e.V. Stipendium 

2020 Antje und Jürgen Conzelmann Prize, Städelschule Rundgang Jury 

Feel free to contact me for inquiries asararossi(at)gmail(dot)com