Samantha Bittman Artist Talk
Samantha Bittman is an artist based in Chicago, IL. She earned her B.F.A. in Textiles from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2004 and her M.F.A. in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2010. Recent solo exhibitions include: Number Cruncher at Longhouse Projects, NYC, and Razzle Dazzle, at Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL. Selected group exhibitions include: Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY; Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA; David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL; and Paris London Hong Kong, Chicago, IL. She has participated in residency programs at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Ox-Bow, and at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, and in 2012, she was a recipient of the Chicago Artadia Award. She has been on faculty at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and currently teaches at the Rhode Island School of Design.