ARTIST PROFILE 

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​Sam is an activist artist based out of Miami, FL who works with an array of mediums to showcase today’s environmental and social issues. In addition to her love for the arts, she's a communications professional working in wildlife conservation. 

EDUCATION

The University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

2012 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Marketing

Minor: Studio Art & Graphic Design

EXHIBITIONS & FEATURES

  • 2021 Featured Artist, Mixed Media Workshop, Eco.Logic Programs, Washington, DC 

  • 2020 Featured Artist, Art as a Voice presented by The Asian Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Resource Project, Washington, DC

  • 2019 Featured Artist, Planned Parenthood New York Benefit, Blank Studio NYC, New York, NY 

  • 2019 Group Exhibition, PAKKE Presents: More Life a benefit supporting Universities Allied for Essential Medicines,The Cheshire, Washington, DC

  • 2019 Group Exhibition, PAKKE Presents: Garage Art Party, The Cheshire, Washington, DC 

  • 2019 Group Exhibition, PAKKE Presents: Opening Reception & Exhibition, The Cheshire, Washington, DC 

  • 2019 Group Exhibition, Umbrella presented by No Kings Collective, 14th St. Warehouse, Washington, DC

  • 2017 Featured Artist, Love Letter America Online Campaign, www.loveletteramerica.com

  • 2016 Featured Artist, Newseum Nights Political Art Showcase presented by Art Soriee Productions, Newseum, Washington, DC 

  • 2014, 2015 Live Painter & Featured Artist, Summer Rooftop Fusion Live Art Series presented by Art Soriee Productions, The Beacon Hotel, Washington, DC

  • 2014 Group Exhibition, (e)merge art fair presented by Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC

  • 2014 Live Painter & Featured Artist, Doah Fest, Shenandoah County, VA 

  • 2013 Live Painter & Featured Artist, Washington Life Magazine “The Young and The Guest List” Party, Carnegie Library, Washington, DC

  • 2013 Group Exhibition, NUIT BLANCHE DC, Wonder Bread Factory, Washington, DC

  • 2013 Live Painter & Featured Artist,  4th Annual Winter Wonderland Immersive Exhibition presented by Art Soriee Productions, EcoStage, Washington, DC 

  • 2012 Live Painter & Resident Artist, Cafe Tu Tu Tango, Orlando, FL 

  • 2012 Group Exhibition, Electric Knights, The Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL 

  • 2012 Group Exhibition, University of Central Florida IDEAS for US Art Exhibition, The Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL 

  • 2011 Group Exhibition, Unifying Theme Art Exhibition, The University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 

APPOINTMENTS & AWARDS

Awards

Awards

Awards

2017 XYZT Exhibition Manager, ARTECHOUSE, Washington, DC 

    • Managed ARTECHOUSE’s opening show, the world traveled XYZT exhibition 

    • Lead the creative direction for the exhibition’s digital marketing, advertising, and social media efforts

    • Worked closely with director and artists in the development, production, and installation of exhibitions and programs, including commissioned works for private and corporate programming

 

2015 Auction Exhibition & Gala Coordinator, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC 

    • Managed the 34th Annual Art Auction Exhibition & Gala - one of DC’s most highly anticipated art events, consisting of over 1,000 guests and 104 local and international artists

    • Implemented a digital bidding system and raised record-breaking funds for both WPA and participating artists

    • Coordinated all print and digital media efforts, including launching the event website, social media promotion, auction catalog, and invitations 

 

2011 The University of Central Florida’s Unifying Theme first place scholarship award winner 

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