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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, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN





Morpho, Solo Exhibition, International Waters, Brooklyn, NY

Local Objects, International Objects, Brooklyn, NY 

Heaven is a Different Thing, Unclebrother, Hancock, NY 

Medium Rare, Subtitled, Brooklyn, NY



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

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

Two Sculptures, Walters, Rockaways, NY

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

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



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

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



Container Garden, International Waters, Brooklyn, NY



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

HǝʇƐɹoʇodᴉɐ , Famous Chimps, New York, NY



Hope Floats, CRUSH Curatorial, Amagansett, NY

Forward Thinking, Pad Gallery, New York, NY



#mycasualacquaintance, Launch F1, New York, NY

Interface, FJORD space, Philadelphia, PA

Floating Point, Judith Charles Gallery, New York, NY

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



OUTLET, Postcrypt Art Gallery, New York, NY

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



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

Hook, Fluorescent Gallery, Knoxville, TN



Shift, Gallery 1010, Knoxville, TN



Grants / Residencies / Lectures / Publications


Gemima, Clare. “Medium Rare at Subtitled NYC: Interview with Artists.”  White Hot Magazine.

Seeger, Zach. “Savoring medium-rare painting at Subtitled NYC.” Two Coats of Paint.

Smith, Nancy. "Sam Cockrell - A Man of Two Worlds." Art Lovers New York.


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

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

Nominee, Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant

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

Catwalk Artist Residency, Catskill, NY

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



Professor, New York Art Studio, New York, NY



Adjunct Professor, Columbia University, New York, NY



Presentation, Marble Hill Camera Club, Ridgewood, NY

New American Paintings #129, MFA Annual



Wassaic Artist Residency, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY

Nominee, Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant



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

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