Sarah Trigg is a photographer, painter, and writer based
in New York. Since 2009, she has been documenting The GOLDMINER Project—an anthropological approach to understanding the practices of artists.
Trigg recently photographed and authored the book Studio Life: Rituals, Collections, Tools, and Observations on the Artistic Process published by Princeton Architectural Press. The archive features behind-the-scenes processes and curios of 100 US-based artists including Tauba Auerbach, John Baldessari, Diana Al-Hadid, Rashid Johnson, Jim Shaw, Carol Bove, Tony Oursler, William Wegman, and Dana Schutz—among many others.
Trigg's work has been exhibited widely in New York and across the U.S., including at the Neuberger Museum of Art (Purchase, NY), the Bronx Museum of the Arts (NY), and the Weatherspoon Art Museum (Greensboro, North Carolina). Her photography has been featured in numerous publications including Art and Auction, Architectural Record, Cultured Magazine, Sight Unseen, Fast Company, Huffington Post, artinfo.com, Modern Painters, and New York magazine.
Trigg was a Contributing Photographer and Writer for New York magazine's art blog SEEN as well as a Contributing Editor for Modern Painters and artinfo.com. She taught photography at the MFA Fine Arts Program at the School of Visual Arts in New York.