Sarah Zapata (b. 1988, Corpus Christi, Texas) is a Peruvian American artist, who received her BFA from University of North Texas in 2011. In her work she uses common materials such as yarn, ubiquitous objects, fabrics and paper to create a body of work steeped in tradition, systems of control, labor and cultural relevance. Zapata’s work has been exhibited at the Deli Gallery, New York in 2017, the Museum of Arts and Design, New York and El Museo del Barrio, New York in 2016. She has also shown her work in group exhibitions including the New Museum, LAXArt, Wave Hill, Sunset Drive Gallery, Auto-Body, and 321 Gallery. Zapata has participated in residencies at MASS MoCA, AZ West in Joshua Tree, Museum of Arts and Design, Wave Hill, and Los Talleres in San Miguel de Allende, MX. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.