Sabina McGrew

Photographer/ Artist





Sabina McGrew is a US-German photographer, who lives and works in Berlin and, sometimes, L.A. Her editorial work has been featured in many worldwide publications and stands out by it’s distinct, often surreal quality and subtle humour. She has portrayed many artists and musicians and likes to shoot stories that reveal something unique about the human experience.

My web site is best viewed in Google Chrome for a more  comprehensive color space and potentially faster loading, etc. 


1994-1999    Diplom ( BFA) Photo/Film Design

                 FH Dortmund, Germany

2015-2019    MFA Media Art

                 Bauhaus-University Weimar


Group Exhibitions

2021           Schwarz auf Schwarz,
                 PR17 Projectroom Berlin

2004           S.E.L.F. 
                 Daniel Hug Gallery, Los Angeles,                         

2001           Yva, Bergemann, McGrew, 
                 Postfuhramt Berlin

1999           Zukunft: Jugend, Körber-Stiftung
                 Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe,




Liebe, Süddeutsche Zeitung Edition , 2017

Familien, Süddeutsche Zeitung Edition, 2016        

911 Love, Delius Klasing, 2013

For the Record, Red Bull Music Academy, Die Gestalten, 2013

50 Jahre Shell Jugendstudie, Ullstein Verlag, 2002

Surreality, Die Gestalten, Berlin, 1999



Geo, art, Wallpaper( UK),The Guardian, (UK) SZ-Magazin, Allegra, Jetzt Magazin, Die Zeit, Zeit- Magazin, Spiegel, Stern, AMG-Magazine, VW-Magazin, BMW-Magazin, Brand Eins, Ramp, Cosmopolitan, Freundin, Brigitte Woman ( all Germany) Whitewall (US), Label Magazine (Italy), Ryuko Tsushin (Japan), Metropop Magazine, ( US) Spex ( Germany) Sportswear International, Mastercard, Sat1, ver.di, Peugeot, Reisenthel, David Zwirner New York, Armory Center for The Arts