Resume


Samantha Wall was born in 1977 in Seoul, South Korea. She currently lives and works in Portland, Oregon and is represented by Laura Russo Gallery
Education
2011 MFA Visual Studies, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
2001 BFA Studio Art, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
 
Grants, Awards, and Residencies
2014 Individual Artist Fellowship, Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, OR
2013 Joan Mitchell Center Residency, New Orleans, LA
Brink Award Nominee, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Professional Development Grant, Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, OR
The Ford Family Foundation Grant, Salem, OR
Purchase award, Visual Chronicle of Portland, OR
Project Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
2012 Professional Development Grant, Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, OR
Contemporary Northwest Art Awards Nominee, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Viewing Program, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
2011 MFA Grant Award, Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York, NY
2010 MFA Merit Scholarship Award: Visual Studies, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
2009 MFA Merit Scholarship Award: Visual Studies, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
2008 Best of Show, Au Naturel International Competition, Clatsop Community College
 
Solo Exhibitions
2014 Let Your Eyes Adjust to the Dark, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
indivisible, Loving Festival, Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Only Part of the Story, Fairbanks Gallery, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
2013 indivisible, Ampersand Gallery, Portland, OR
Interdependence, Portland Center Stage, Portland, OR
Laid to Rest, Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Portland, OR
2012 Partially Severed, MFA Gallery Central, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
2011 Shame on Me, Goldsmith Building, Portland, OR
2008 Reversed Reality, Worksound, Portland, OR
2007 Drawn Conclusions, Olive Hyde Art Center, Fremont, CA
2001 Beauty Lies, McMaster Gallery, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
 
Selected Group Exhibitions
2014 A Likeness: Works in Contemporary Portraiture, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA
Reparations: Contemporary Artists from New Orleans, Curated by Diego Cortez for Luciano Benetton's IMAGO MUNDI Collection, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
Self(ie) Portraits, Upfor Gallery, Portland, OR
I Can Never Say What I Mean, Hap Gallery, Portland, OR
2013 Verge, ArtHouse, Portland, OR
New Views, Laura Russo Gallery, Portland, OR
The City and the City, LxWxH Gallery, Seattle, WA
2012 Considering How Exaggerated Music Is, Affordable Art Fair, Seattle, WA
Portrait Project, FOCO Gallery, Portland, OR
Joan Mitchell Foundation 2011 MFA Grant Recipients, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY
2011 First Look III, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
Drawing Connections, Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy
2010 Feminists: Performance and Perspectives, East End, Portland, OR
NwModern, The Spirit of Place, Twombly House, Portland, OR
Stray Fires, Disjecta, Portland, OR
Graphomania, Garbageman Astronaut Project Space, Portland, OR
2009 MFA Meet and Greet, Gallery 214, Portland, OR
2008 Prints for PICA, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Au Naturel, Nude in the 21st Century, 2nd Annual International Juried Exhibition, The Art Center Gallery, Clatsop Community College, Astoria, OR Juror: Margaret Bullock, Curator of Collections and Special Exhibitions, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
2007 Drawn: Exploration in Line, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA
Prints for PICA, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
Tilt Export: In Season, Studio Gallery Linfield College, McMinnville, OR Curated by Jenene Nagy and Josh Smith
ACVC, Audio Cinema, Portland, OR
2006 Prints for PICA, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
ACVC, Audio Cinema, Portland, OR
Buswater On The Boulevard, Gallery 1520, Charleston, WV