Artists



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Acrylic on hand-woven textile
2016
40 x 30 inches
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EDUCATION

2011

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

2010

M.F.A., Painting and Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2004

B.F.A., Textiles, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS

2016

Textílsetur Íslands, Artist Residency, Blönduós, Iceland

2015

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Open Residency, Deer Isle, ME

2013

Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Artist Residency, Omaha, NE

2012

Artadia Award, Chicago, IL

2011

Skowhegan Fellowship

2010

Ox-Bow Residency and scholarship funded by Joan Mitchell Foundation, Saugatuck, MI Sanskriti Artist Residency, New Delhi, India George and Ann Siegel Graduating Fellowship, SAIC, Chicago, IL Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Visual Arts Competition, Honorable Mention, Chicago, IL

2009

Virgene Hawthorne Scholarship, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2008

SAIC Incentive Scholarship, Chicago, IL George and Isabel Brown Scholarship, SAIC, Chicago, IL World Less Traveled Grant, Travel to Marfa, TX, Chicago, IL

SELECTED SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017

Delineation: Elise Ferguson + Jason Middlebrook + Johnny Abrahams + Samantha Bittman, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2016

Picture Structure, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL Samantha Bittman, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015

Pattern Structures, David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, CO Material Data, Johansson Projects, Oakland, CA

2014

Number Cruncher, Longhouse Projects, New York, NY Razzle Dazzle, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL Soft Counting, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Material Art Fair (Andrew Rafacz), Mexico City, Mexico

2013

Repeat(s), Flash Atölye, Izmir, Turkey Samantha Bittman and Gabriel Pionkowski, Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago, IL

2011

Perceptual Notions, Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago, IL

2010

Samantha Bittman, Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago, IL New Work: Samantha Bittman and Amie Cunat, Zrobili Gallery, Chicago, IL

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

Summerzcool: A Group Exhibititon, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, TX Construction Site, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY Chicago and Vicinity, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL Subliminal Shifts, Tracy Williams Gallery, New York, NY Spaghetti Code, Viewing Room, Los Angeles, CA Deep Superficial Perceptions, CES Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Pattern Recognition, Jack Olson Gallery, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL

2015

Black & Whitish, EDDYSROOM, Brooklyn, NY Untitled Art Fair (Andrew Rafacz), Miami Beach, FL Fiber Optic, Minus Space, Brooklyn, NY Expo Chicago (Andrew Rafacz), Navy Pier, Chicago, IL #Bemispainters: 1985-2015, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE Abstraction: A Visual Language, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL Yin Yang, 99 Cent Plus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Ducks, Minotaur, Los Angeles, CA Between a Place and Candy, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Gallery, New York, NY Over Under, Lula Café, Chicago, IL Loominosity, Outlet, Brooklyn, NY Inaugural Group Show, Left Field, San Luis Obispo, CA Formal / Loose / Painting, Ralph Arnold Gallery, Loyola University, Chicago, IL Mossy Cloak, curated by Third Object, Roots and Culture, Chicago, IL

2014

Untitled Art Fair (Andrew Rafacz), Miami Beach, FL A Painting Show, The Gallery Vault, St. Cloud, MN Rocket Run, Abstraction from Chicago, Elder Gallery, Lincoln, NE Expo Chicago (Andrew Rafacz) , Navy Pier, Chicago, IL All of Us Together, Guererro Gallery, San Francisco, CA Material Matters, NEIU Fine Arts Gallery, Chicago, IL Conversations, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY New Tenets in Geometric Abstraction, Paris London Hong Kong, Chicago, IL Between A Place and Candy: Pattern, Repetition, and Motif, Matteawan Gallery, Beacon, NY PSAD National Painting Invitational, Paducah School of Art and Design, Paducah, KY Azettagh, Outlet, Brooklyn, NY

2013

Untitled Art Fair (Andrew Rafacz), Miami Beach, FL Eminent Domain A, Maquis Projects, Izmir, Turkey Being a Woman in an All Woman Show, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL Swim Team, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI July Group Show, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA Get Off the Lawn, Parade Ground, New York, NY Artwork6, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

2012

Taste, Small Black Door, Queens, NY Art Expo (Artadia), Navy Pier, Chicago, IL Where My Cones At?, Double Break, San Diego, CA and POVevolving, Los Angeles, CA Small Work Show, Columbia University, New York, NY San Francisco Art Fair (Thomas Robertello Gallery), San Francscio, CA Fibers, Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, Madison, GA New Formalisms 2, 65Grand, Chicago, IL

2011

Painted, Green Gallery East, Milwaukee, WI Don’t Get High On Your Own Supply, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL S.I.N. Strength In Numbers, Skowhegan 2011, SCOPE, Miami, FL Bauhaus Now, Ukrainian Museum of Modern Art, Chicago, IL Reformation 2011, Somerset County Jail, Skowhegan, ME Either/Or/Both, threewalls, Chicago, IL Art Sante Fe, Thomas Robertello Gallery, Sante Fe, NM Art Chicago, Zolla / Liebermann Gallery, Chicago, IL Small(er) Works Show, Manifest Gallery, Chicago, IL WWWp2, FFDG, San Francisco, CA Repertoire, Zolla / Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL The Loom: on around and through, The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA Pocket, Cart Watch, Puerto Rico A Coupling, Hungryman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2010

The Power of Selection, Part 3, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL Laughing as a Young Man, Southfirst Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Twos, Dominican University, River Forest, IL Geometrically Speaking, Pop-Up Art Loop Gallery, Chicago, IL A Fickle Existence, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL You’re Not Making Art, Zrobili Gallery, Chicago, IL Quarterly #3: Stay in your Lane!, Swimming Pool Project Space, Chicago, IL Gallery C&A: An Evening of Art and Jazz, Union League, Chicago, IL Pattern Recognition, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL Are you in or Out, California Institute of the Arts Main Gallery, Valencia, CA Midnite Snacks, 1366 Space, Chicago, IL

2008

RISD NYC Alumni Biennial, The Old American Can Factory, Brooklyn, NY