Sarah Hadley grew up in the Gardner Museum in Boston and went on to study art history at Georgetown and photography at the Corcoran College of Art. She worked at the Venice Biennale, the Library of Congress and the National Gallery of Art before moving to Chicago and spending 12 happy years there. In Chicago, she worked in museums and as a photographer and in 2009, she founded the Filter Photo Festival. She has curated many exhibitions and written book reviews for Publishers Weekly and F-Stop Magazine. Hadley’s own photography has been widely published, collected and exhibited throughout the US and internationally.
Most recently her work was shown at Photo la, the Lishui Photo Festival in China, the Worldwide Photography Biennial Exhibition in Buenos Aires, and Fotofever in Paris.