I am interested in exploring the relationship of macrocosm and microcosm in my new work on paper. My images make reference to organic shapes in nature and their hidden patterns of movement on both a molecular and galactic level.
Artist Bio / CV
Andra Samelson is a multi-media artist who has exhibited her work extensively in galleries and museums throughout the United States and Europe. Her work has been shown at the International Print Center NY, the Berkshire Art Museum (MA), the Hudson River Museum (NY), the United Nations, the Fowler Museum (UCLA), the Brooklyn Museum of Art (NY), the Trevi Museum (Italy) and the Rubin Museum of Art (NY), among other places.
Her public artwork “Heaven on Earth” was commissioned by New Jersey Transit and installed at the Second Street Station in Hoboken, New Jersey in 2004. Her work was represented at the Affordable Art Fair in 2005 and at the Miami Art Fair in 2006. In 2008 she will be exhibiting her work ” in Tokyo, Japan in the traveling exhibition “The Missing Peace-Artists Consider the Dalai Lama.”
Ms. Samelson is a recipient of Fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Corporation of Yaddo, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She was an artist in residence at the Stone Quarry Hill Art Park in Cazenovia, NY and a visiting artist at the University of Virginia and at the ceramics factory, Grazia Majoliche Artistiche, in Deruta, Italy. Her work has been reproduced and reviewed in The New York Times, Art Forum, New York Arts, New American Painting, Boulevard, and elsewhere, and is represented in several private and public collections including Chase Manhattan Bank, Dow Jones, the Library of Congress and the Rubin Museum of Art.