Sarah Lasley

Sarah Lasley
(707) 826-5409

Office Hours Spring 2024: By appointment

Sarah Lasley is an award-winning filmmaker from Louisville, Kentucky and an Assistant Professor of Film at Cal Poly Humboldt. Her no-crew, no-budget experimental films critique our current moment with absurdist humor. She has screened internationally at festivals, museums, and galleries such as the Slamdance Film Festival, Cucalorus Film Festival, Cairo Video Festival, Nitehawk Cinemas, Katonah Museum of Art, Vox Populi Gallery, and the Wrong Bienniale. Lasley worked as an animator for Martha Stewart Omnimedia and title animator on Todd Haynes’s Academy Award Nominated film Carol, Panda Bear, and MGMT music videos. Her theatre credits as projection designer include the Baryshnikov Arts Center, Harlem Stage, and Ars Nova in New York City. Recently she was awarded the grand prize for Blue Star Contemporary’s Projection/Projektion video program in collaboration with Darmstädter Sezession in Germany, where she was an artist in residence in summer 2023. She holds an MFA from Yale School of Art and a BFA from University of Louisville and was a resident at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2004.

Specialty Area

Film Production
Visual Effects
3D/2D Animation


MFA Yale School of Art, 2008
BFA University of Louisville, 2004