Samantha Bittman | Exhibitions

born 1982 Chicago, Illinois
resides Brooklyn, New York

Samantha Bittman’s works are characterized by their lively geometries, textural surfaces, and the artist’s meticulous attention to craft. In 2018, Bittman completed a residency at the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, where she directly engaged the respective histories of painting and weaving that the Albers represent.
 
In addition to the Albers Foundation residency, Bittman has been awarded prestigious residencies at the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, and Ox-Bow School of Art. Recent solo exhibitions include The Museum of Arts & Design (New York), Ronchini (London), Andrew Rafacz (Chicago), Morgan Lehman (New York), and Greenpoint Terminal Gallery (Brooklyn). In 2012, Bittman received the Artadia Award, and her work has been favorably reviewed in ArtforumNew American PaintingsWall Street International, HyperallergicBlouin Artinfo, and The Brooklyn Rail, among other leading art publications.

Solo and Two-Person Shows

TBD - Andrew Rafacz Gallery - Chicago (upcoming) - 2019
Oscillate - COUNTY Gallery - Palm Beach - 2018
Interlace - 1st Site - Museum of Arts & Design - New York - 2018
Shift - Ronchini - London, UK - 2017
Inside-Out - Morgan Lehman Gallery - New York - 2017
Picture Structure - Andrew Rafacz Gallery - Chicago - 2016
Samantha Bittman - Guerrero Gallery - San Francisco - 2016
Pattern Structures - David B. Smith Gallery - Denver - 2015
Material Data - Johansson Projects - Oakland - 2015
Number Cruncher - Longhouse Projects - New York - 2014
Razzle Dazzle - Andrew Rafacz Gallery - Chicago - 2014
Soft Counting - Greenpoint Terminal Gallery - Brooklyn - 2014
Material Art Fair - Andrew Rafacz Gallery - Mexico City - 2014
Repeat(s) - Flash Atölye - Izmir, Turkey - 2013
Samantha Bittman and Gabriel Pionkowski - Thomas Robertello Gallery - Chicago - 2013
Perceptual Notions - Thomas Robertello Gallery - Chicago - 2011
Samantha Bittman - Thomas Robertello Gallery - Chicago - 2010
New Work: Samantha Bittman and Amie Cunat - Zrobili Gallery - Chicago - 2010

Selected Group Shows

The Garden of Earthly Delights - Washington Arts Associations - Washington Depot (upcoming) - 2019
Tactile Hallucinations - Cody Gallery - Marymount University - Arlington (upcoming) - 2019
Painted Threads - The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey - Summit (upcoming) - 2019
CENTURY. idee Bauhaus - drj dr. Julius - Berlin, Germany (upcoming) - 2019
Material Meaning - Craft in America Center - Los Angeles (upcoming) - 2019
Through Her Eye - Mana Contemporary - Chicago - 2018
Inside Out - Steve Turner - Los Angeles - 2018
Double Vision - Steve Turner - Los Angeles - 2018
Construction Season - Metropolitan Capital - Chicago - 2018
Samantha Bittman, Caroline Wells Chandler, and Wendy White - Vacation - New York - 2018
When Geometry Smile - Ortega y Gasset - Brooklyn - 2018
International Hokuriku Kogei Summit Exhibition - Toyama Prefectural Museum of Art and Design - Toyama, Japan - 2017
A Thread of Execution - Dimensions Variable - Miami - 2017
EXPO Chicago - Andrew Rafacz Gallery - Chicago - 2017
Group Portrait - Unisex - Brooklyn - 2017
20 x 16 - Morgan Lehman Gallery - New York - 2017
Delineation - Joshua Liner Gallery - New York - 2017
Small Painting - COUNTY Gallery - Palm Beach - 2017
The River, curated by ROE Projects - Hionas Gallery - New York - 2016
How High? - Left Field - San Obispo - 2016
Summerzcool: A Group Exhibititon - David Shelton Gallery - Houston - 2016
Construction Site - McKenzie Fine Art - New York - 2016
Chicago and Vicinity - Shane Campbell Gallery - Chicago - 2016
Subliminal Shifts - Tracy Williams Gallery - New York - 2016
Spaghetti Code - Viewing Room - Los Angeles - 2016
Deep Superficial Perceptions - CES Gallery - Los Angeles - 2016
Pattern Recognition - Jack Olson Gallery - Northern Illinois University - Dekalb - 2016
Black & Whitish - EDDYSROOM - Brooklyn - 2015
Untitled Art Fair (Andrew Rafacz) - Miami Beach - 2015
Fiber Optic - Minus Space - Brooklyn - 2015
Expo Chicago (Andrew Rafacz) - Navy Pier - Chicago - 2015
#Bemispainters: 1985-2015 - Bemis Center for Contemporary Art - Omaha - 2015
Abstraction: A Visual Language - Rhona Hoffman Gallery - Chicago - 2015
Yin Yang - 99 Cent Plus Gallery - Brooklyn - 2015
Ducks - Minotaur - Los Angeles - 2015
Between a Place and Candy - 1285 Avenue of the Americas Gallery - New York - 2015
Over Under - Lula Café - Chicago - 2015
Loominosity - Outlet - Brooklyn - 2015
Inaugural Group Show - Left Field - San Luis Obispo - 2015
Formal / Loose / Painting - Ralph Arnold Gallery - Loyola University - Chicago - 2015
Mossy Cloak, curated by Third Object - Roots and Culture - Chicago - 2015
Untitled Art Fair (Andrew Rafacz) - Miami Beach - 2014
A Painting Show - The Gallery Vault - St. Cloud - 2014
Rocket Run, Abstraction from Chicago - Elder Gallery - Lincoln - 2014
Expo Chicago (Andrew Rafacz) - Navy Pier - Chicago - 2014
All of Us Together - Guererro Gallery - San Francisco - 2014
Material Matters - NEIU Fine Arts Gallery - Chicago - 2014
Conversations - Morgan Lehman Gallery - New York - 2014
New Tenets in Geometric Abstraction - Paris London Hong Kong - Chicago - 2014
Between A Place and Candy: Pattern, Repetition, and Motif - Matteawan Gallery - Beacon - 2014
PSAD National Painting Invitational - Paducah School of Art and Design - Paducah - 2014
Azettagh - Outlet - Brooklyn - 2014
Untitled Art Fair (Andrew Rafacz) - Miami Beach - 2013
Eminent Domain A - Maquis Projects- Izmir, Turkey - 2013
Being a Woman in an All Woman Show - Heaven Gallery - Chicago - 2013
Swim Team - Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design - Milwaukee - 2013
July Group Show - Guerrero Gallery - San Francisco - 2013
Get Off the Lawn - Parade Ground - New York - 2013
Artwork6 - Sullivan Galleries - Chicago - 2013
Taste - Small Black Door - Queens - 2012
Art Expo (Artadia) - Navy Pier - Chicago - 2012
Where My Cones At? - Double Break - San Diego and POVevolving - Los Angeles - 2012
Small Work Show - Columbia University - New York - 2012
San Francisco Art Fair (Thomas Robertello Gallery) - San Francisco - 2012
Fiber - Madison-Morgan Cultural Center - Madison - 2012
New Formalisms 2 - 65Grand - Chicago - 2012
Painted - Green Gallery East - Milwaukee - 2011
Don’t Get High On Your Own Supply - David Castillo Gallery - Miami - 2011
S.I.N. Strength In Numbers - Skowhegan 2011 - SCOPE - Miami - 2011
Bauhaus Now - Ukrainian Museum of Modern Art - Chicago - 2011
Reformation 2011 - Somerset County Jail - Skowhegan - 2011
Either/Or/Both - threewalls - Chicago - 2011
Art Sante Fe - Thomas Robertello Gallery - Sante Fe - 2011
Art Chicago - Zolla / Liebermann Gallery - Chicago - 2011
Small(er) Works Show - Manifest Gallery - Chicago - 2011
WWWp2 - FFDG - San Francisco - 2011
Repertoire - Zolla / Lieberman Gallery - Chicago - 2011
The Loom: on around and through - The Society of Arts and Crafts - Boston - 2011
Pocket - Cart Watch - Puerto Rico - 2011
A Coupling - Hungryman Gallery - Chicago - 2011
The Power of Selection, Part 3 - Western Exhibitions - Chicago - 2010
Laughing as a Young Man - Southfirst Gallery - Brooklyn - 2010
Twos - Dominican University - River Forest - 2010
Geometrically Speaking - Pop-Up Art Loop Gallery - Chicago - 2010
A Fickle Existence - Sullivan Galleries - Chicago - 2010
You’re Not Making Art - Zrobili Gallery - Chicago - 2010
Quarterly #3: Stay in your Lane! - Swimming Pool Project Space - Chicago - 2010
Gallery C&A: An Evening of Art and Jazz - Union League - Chicago - 2010
Pattern Recognition - Sullivan Galleries - Chicago - 2010
Are you in or Out - California Institute of the Arts Main Gallery - Valencia - 2010
Midnite Snacks - 1366 Space - Chicago - 2010
RISD NYC Alumni Biennial - The Old American Can Factory - Brooklyn - 2008