Born 1978 in Mount Vernon, New York, Sabrina attended Columbia University and earned a BA in Visual Arts in 2000. During college, she studied painting and drawing at the International School of Art in Umbria, Italy. After graduating from Columbia, Sabrina worked in New York with theater and movie director Julie Taymor. The following year she moved to Connecticut to attend the Yale School of Art where she received a MFA in Painting and Printmaking in 2003.
Her first solo exhibition in April 2007, titled “ Mi Patria Querida (My Beloved Homeland)” at Real Art Ways in Hartford, CT, explored her heritage as the daughter of a Cuban exile through paintings filled with stories of her family’s experience during the Cuban Revolution. She has been in numerous group exhibitions including Artspace in New Haven, Wallspace and Morgan Lehman Gallery in New York. In 2007, Sabrina received a residency from The Vermont Studio Center, and was invited by the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation to be an Artist in Residence in 2009. Sabrina was selected to be part of the Radius Program at the Aldrich Museum and had a group exhibition with catalogue in 2010.
Sabrina has taught Drawing at UCONN and Mitchell College, Painting at Whittier College, Spanish at Southern CT State University, and was the Art Director (04’-07’) at the Neighborhood Music School in New Haven, CT. Since 2009, Sabrina has taught Drawing and Color Theory at the Educational Center for the Arts in New Haven, CT. In the Fall of 2012, she was invited to teach as a Visiting Professor at Connecticut College, and taught Concepts of Two Dimension. Sabrina joined Western Connecticut State University faculty in the Spring of 2011 and teaches Drawing.