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Select Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

 

2018              What Is & What If: Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition, Main Line Art Center, Hartford, PA

Tessellated, Ringel Gallery, Purdue University Art Galleries, Lafayette, IN

One Nation, Lillstreet Rooftop Gallery, Chicago, IL 

  

2015             The Space Between, Sharjah Museum of Contemporary Art, in conjunction with the 2015 Islamic Arts Festival,

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

 

Select Group Exhibitions

 

2018              Bronx NOW, Bronx Art Space, Bronx, NY

Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself, The Cigar Factory, Long Island City, NY

River Rising / Sube el Rio, Bronx River Arts Center, Bronx, NY

Infinite Archive, New York Public Library, New York, NY

Work On Paper, Cluster Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Works On/Of Paper, Brick Red Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Works on Paper, Long Beach Island Center for the Arts, Long Beach, NJ

2017              New Installations, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

Art in the Parks, Riverside Park, New York City Parks, New York, NY

Unrestricted, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Transcendence, Carrie Able Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

International Biennial of Mosaic Art, Obernia, France

  

2016              FLOW.16, Randall’s Island Park, New York, NY

Jamaica Flux 2016, JCAL, Queens, NY

Disarming Geometries, Dorsky Gallery, Queens, NY

 

2015              PROPORTIO, Palazzo Fortuny, in conjunction with the Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Bronx Calling: The Third AIM Biennial, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, NY

Contemporary Mosaic International, Egyptian Academy in Rome, Italy

Bibliomosaico, Obernai Commune, Obernai, France

 

2014              "Aperiodic Asymmetry IV", New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY

No More Place, Aferro Gallery and the Arts Council of Newark, Newark, NJ

Noir et blanc, Association M Comme Mosaique, Paray-le-Monial, France

Bibliomosaico, National Library of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

GAEM -Giovani Artisti e Mosaico, Art Museum of the City of Ravenna, Italy

Women in the Heights, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, New York, NY

Shattering Expectations, Philadephia Magic Gardens, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

2013              Art in Odd Places, Public Installation on 14th Street, New York, NY

RAM Prize 2013, Museo d’Arte della Città, Ravenna, Italy

Equazione Impossibile, Associazione Culturale MARTE, Ravenna, Italy

All of the Above, Openings NYC, Saint Paul the Apostle, New York, NY

Trans-Position, INSCAPE Art Center, Seattle, Washington

Bibliomosaico, International Festival of Contemporary Mosaic, Ravenna, Italy

 

2012              Ti Desidero, Musivum Gallery, ARTPLAY Design Center, Moscow

After After, niArt Gallery, Ravenna, Italy

Le Visioni Barbariche, Comune di Russi, Italy

 

2011               GAEM –Giovani Artisti e Mosaico, Museo d’Arte della Città, Ravenna, Italy

Opere dal Mondo, International Festival of Contemporary Mosaic, Ravenna, Italy

Avvistamenti: Nuovi Visioni e Mosaico, Antichi Chiostri Francescani, Ravenna, Italy

Frammentamenti, Comune di Ravenna, Italy

 

2010             DecadEND, Artificerie Almagià, Ravenna, Italy

 

2009            365: AIGA Year in Design, AIGA National Design Center, New York

 

2007             Four-Handed Lift, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York

 

Education

 

ACCADEMIA DI BELLE ARTI DI RAVENNA, 2014

Master of Fine Arts (Laurea Magistrale) in Experimental Mosaic

 

HARVARD UNIVERSITY, 2006

Bachelor of Arts in Visual and Environmental Studies

 

Awards, Lectures and Residencies

 

Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art, 2018

Vermont Studio Center, Artist’s Residency, 2018

Snow Farm | New England Craft Program Instructor, 2018

Franconia Sculpture Park, FSP / Jerome Foundation Fellowship, Shafer, MN, 2017

Trestle Open Studio Residency, Brooklyn, NY, 2017

Brooklyn Art Cluster / Cluster Gallery, Artist’s Residency, Brooklyn, NY, 2017

The Watermill Center, Art and Science Workshop, Watermill, NY, 2014, 2016, 2017

Marble House Project, Artist’s Residency, Dorset, Vermont, 2016

Leading Culture Destinations’ Best Exhibition of the Year, Proportio, Palazzo Fortuny, 2015

Symposium for Contemporary Mosaic, Egyptian Academy in Rome, Italy, 2015

Bronx Museum of the Arts, Selected Artist, Artists in the Marketplace, New York, 2014

Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside, Artist’s Residency, Troy, NY, 2014

Woodside Pecha Kucha, Artist’s Lecture, Troy, New York, 2014

RAM Prize, Associazione Culturale Mirada and the Comune di Ravenna, Ravenna, Italy, 2013

New York Institute for the Humanities, New York University, Artist’s Lecture, New York, 2012

Ismail Akhmetov Foundation, Exhibition Residency, Moscow, Russia, 2012

Premio Internazionale GAEM (Giovani Artisti e Mosaico), Ravenna, Italy, 2011

Les Langages du Bleu, European Commission, Paris, France, 2011

AIGA Annual Design Award, American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York, 2009

Michael Christian Fellowship, Harvard University, 2005

 

Public Installations

 

NYC Parks Department, Starlight Park, Bronx, NY   

Installation of The Cavalry, 2018

Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

            Installation of And If We Should Pass Here, 2017

New York City Parks Department, Riverside Park, New York, NY

Installation of Hell Gate Cairns, 2017

Randall’s Island Park, Randall’s Island Park Alliance, New York, NY

Installation of Hell Gate Cairns, 2015

NYC Public Schools, NYC Construction Authority, PS 35Q, Queens, NY

            Installation of The Maze, 2015

ARTPLAY Design Center, Moscow, Russia     

Installation of Absence (Moscow), 2012

Collections

 

Egyptian Academy of Rome, Italy
Ismail Akhmetov Foundation, Moscow, Russia
Museo d’Arte della Città di Ravenna (MAR), Italy

New York City Parks Department, New York, NY
Vervoordt Collection, Antwerp, Belgium

 

 

 

© 2016 by Samantha Holmes Studio

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SAMANTHA HOLMES, ARTIST

Bronx, NY

samantha.holmes@gmail.com

917-244-8852