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Andra Samelson
updated: 05/11/2011
website: www.andrasamelson.com
 
   
 
 
     
 
Artwork Title
art-medium
art-year
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Cratena
Cephei
Nympha
Orlina
Rosmos
Baloomba
Aureline
Down Under
baroomba
Shiraz
Mu Cephi
Baccata
Branching Out
Topsy Turvy
Gridelle
 
Portfolio Keywords:  organic, biomorphic, figurative, abstract
 
 
Cratena by Andra Samelson
Cratena
Acrylic on Paper
2009
7.5 " x  6 " 
Cephei by Andra Samelson
Cephei
Acrylic on Paper
2009
8" x  8" 
Nympha by Andra Samelson
Nympha
Acrylic on Paper
2009
8 " x  8 " 
Orlina by Andra Samelson
Orlina
Acrylic on Paper
2009
12 " x  9 " 
Rosmos by Andra Samelson
Rosmos
Acrylic on Paper
2009
8" x  6.5" 
Baloomba by Andra Samelson
Baloomba
Acrylic on Paper
2009
12" x  9" 
Aureline by Andra Samelson
Aureline
Acrylic on Paper
2009
12" x  9" 
Down Under by Andra Samelson
Down Under
Acrylic on Paper
2009
30" x  22" 
baroomba by Andra Samelson
baroomba
Acrylic on Paper
2009
30" x  22" 
Shiraz by Andra Samelson
Shiraz
Acrylic on Paper
2010
17" x  15" 
Mu Cephi by Andra Samelson
Mu Cephi
Acrylic on Styene
2010
40" x  30" 
Baccata by Andra Samelson
Baccata
Pigment Print
2009
30 " x  22 " 
Branching Out by Andra Samelson
Branching Out
Branches, Styrofoam
2008
Dimensions variable
Topsy Turvy by Andra Samelson
Topsy Turvy
Branches, Acrylic
2009
48 " x  60 "  x 72 " 
Gridelle by Andra Samelson
Gridelle
Rhizomes, Styrofoam, Acrylic, Ink
2008
40" x  22"  x 3" 

Artist Statement
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.