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Sam Cockrell

b. 1989 in Colonial Williamsburg

Lives and Works in Queens, NY


2015    MFA, Columbia University, New York, NY

2013    BFA, Two-Dimensional Arts, Concentration in Painting, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN



2023    Morpho, Solo Exhbition, International Waters, Brooklyn, NY

2022    Even a Cat Can Look at the Queen, Mrs. Gallery, Maspeth, NY

2022    The Atavistic Homeschooling of Espalier, Below Grand, New York, NY

2022    Two Sculptures, Walters, Rockaways, NY

2022    In With the Old // (Nearly) Six Years of Project Art Distribution, Yeh Art Gallery at St. John's University, Queens, NY

2022    In With the Old, Richard and Dolly Maas Gallery at SUNY Purchase, NY

2021    PAD Retrospective, Presented by P.A.D. Walter Elwood Contemporary, Amsterdam, NY

2021    Man, Hang Ten Art Fair, Presented by International Waters, Rockaways, NY

2020    Container Garden, International Waters, Brooklyn, NY

2019    Speedcore, Mery Gates, Curated by Love, Brooklyn, NY

2019    HǝʇƐɹoʇodᴉɐ , Famous Chimps, New York, NY

2018    Hope Floats, CRUSH Curatorial, Amagansett, NY

2018    Forward Thinking, Pad Gallery, New York, NY

2015    #mycasualacquaintance, Launch F1, New York, NY

2015    Interface, FJORD space, Philadelphia, PA

2015    Floating Point, Judith Charles Gallery, New York, NY

2015    MFA Thesis Exhibition, Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, NY

2014    OUTLET, Postcrypt Art Gallery, New York, NY

2014    First Year MFA Exhibition, Wallach Gallery, New York, NY

2013    Networking Tips for Shy People, 200 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, NY

2013    Hook, Fluorescent Gallery, Knoxville, TN

2012    Shift, Gallery 1010, Knoxville, TN



Grants / Residencies / Lectures / Publications

2022    Bury, Louis. "The NYC Exhibition Where Works Cost up to $75." Hyperallergic.

2022    Anania, Billy. "Your Concise New York Art Guide for November 2022." Hyperallergic.

2022    Nominee, Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant

2022    "The Atavistic Homeschooling of Espalier at Below Grand." (2022, September 07). Artviewer.

2022    Catwalk Artist Residency, Catskill, NY

2020    Cascone, Sarah. “Editors' Picks: 16 Things Not to Miss in New York's Art World This Week.” Artnet News.

2019    Professor, New York Art Studio, New York, NY

2018    Adjunct Professor, Columbia University, New York, NY

2017    Presentation, Marble Hill Camera Club, Ridgewood, NY

2017    New American Paintings #129, MFA Annual

2016   Wassaic Artist Residency, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY

2016   Nominee, Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant

2015   Panel Discussion, "Sad Techno" in conjunction with Works In Progress, Columbia University, New York, NY

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