portrait by Ed Singleton

Sabra Embury is an American artist—born in Jeonju 전주시, South Korea. She currently lives & works in Brooklyn, New York.

Her collages are an ongoing project inspired by & created exclusively from—a mysterious stack of LIFE magazines which regenerated daily on a Brooklyn stoop in the span of a summer month. The collages have appeared in various galleries, group shows & publications.

Also a writer & former lit critic, her fiction, interviews & essays have appeared in the New York Times, VICE, the Los Angeles Review of Books & the Believer.

She is a devoted mom to both her train-loving son, Felix & a mammoth fur baby, Barnabas the cat.