About the Artist
Samantha Parker Salazar's exhibition record includes national and international venues as well as public and private collections. Salazar is the recipient of a 2017 ArtPrize Nine Seed Grant, Columbus Arts Festival Emerging Artist Grant, and Greater Columbus Arts Council AITC Grant. She was the 2014-15 John Fergus Fellow at The Ohio State University, where she was a resident artist and lecturer in printmaking. Salazar earned an MFA from The University of Texas at Austin in 2014 and a BFA from Bradley University in 2011. She has taught workshops at Flatbed Press in Austin, TX., Urban Arts Space in Columbus, OH. and Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX. Salazar's work has been featured in various publications, including a recent interview by Newfound Journal which can be viewed here and another by NYC Phoenix here. Select public projects include a permanent installation for the Courtyard Marriott - Austin lobby which can be viewed here and here and, forthcoming, a permanent piece for the main entrance of the new Woodbourne-Centerville public library in Centerville, OH. Samantha Parker Salazar is currently a Museum Instructor at The Dayton Art Institute and her studio is located in Columbus, OH.
Currently On View
Conjure, Rosefsky Gallery, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY.
Off the Wall: Contemporary Printmaking, Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX.
Swell, Shircliff Gallery, Vincennes University, Vincennes, IN.
Upcoming Public Installations
2018 Blueprint, Washington-Centerville Public Library, Centerville, OH. (permanent)
2018 Twine About (I.), (II.), Short Pop Columbus, two outdoor locations: Greenwood Park and Goodale Ave., Columbus, OH. (pop-up)
Upcoming Solo Exhibitions
2018 Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA.
2018 Richmond Art Museum, Richmond, IN.
2018 The Guest Room, Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, IL.
2018 Lonnie Eugene Stewart Art Gallery, Carl Sandburg College, Galesburg, IL.
2019 Park National Bank Art Gallery, University of Cincinnati, Batavia, OH.
2019 Gallery 310, Marietta College, Marietta, OH.
Upcoming Group Exhibitions
2018 An Evening with Art Invitational, Columbus Museum of Art
2018 Multiple Ones: Contemporary Perspective in Printmaking, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ.
2019 Museum of Art, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS.