Sadie Benning was born in Madison, Wisconsin in 1973 and currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.  Benning’s work has been exhibited internationally since 1990 and is in many permanent collections, including those of the Museum of Modern Art, The Centre Pompidou, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, The Hammer Museum, The Fogg Art Museum, and The Walker Art Center. Recently Benning’s work was including in Greater New York, MoMA PS1, Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age, Museum Brandhorst, Munich and MuMOK, Vienna, The Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, and Tell It To My Heart: Collected by Julie Ault, Kunstmuseum Basel and Artists Space. Benning's work has also been included in Annual Report: 7th Gwangju BiennaleWhitney Biennial (2000 and 1993); American Century, Whitney Museum; and the Venice Biennale (1993). Solo exhibitions include Callicoon Fine Arts, Susanne Vielmetter Projects Los Angeles, Participant, INC., Wexner Center for the Arts, Orchard Gallery, Dia: Chelsea and The Power Plant.