About the Artist

Samantha Parker Salazar creates site-specific installations and mixed media works on paper. Her 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. And Urban Arts Space in Columbus, OH. Her work has been featured in various printmaking journals, podcasts, and noteworthy publications. A recent publication by Newfound Journal can be viewed here. A behind-the-scenes project install aired by PBS can be viewed here. Recent public projects include a permanent installation for the Courtyard Marriott - Austin which can be viewed here and here as well as a project for the Columbus BIA Parade of Homes. Coming in 2018, Salazar will install a permanent piece for the main entrance of the new Woodbourne-Centerville public library. Samantha Parker Salazar is based in Columbus, OH. and is currently a Museum Instructor at The Dayton Art Institute.