1998    MFA, Painting Cranbrook Academy of Art                                                                                                                                                               1995    BFA, Painting The Cleveland Institute of Art

EXPERIENCE 2000-present Professor of Art, Painting, Foundation Coordinator, California State University, Northridge 2018 Course Coordinator, CSU Summer Arts International Program, Florence, Italy

SOLO EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                                                                                                                              2017     Samantha Fields: Ten Years, Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA                                                                                                              2016     Faded In The Sun, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA
2014     Halcyon, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA
2013     C.O.L.A. Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                                                                                                           2012     Be Careful What You Wish For, Western Project, LA, CA
2010     From a Safe Distance, KIM LIGHT/LIGHTBOX, New York, NY
2009    Containment, 2680 KIM LIGHT/LIGHTBOX, Los Angeles, CA
2007    This Land, KIM LIGHT/LIGHTBOX, Los Angeles, CA
2006    In the Belly of the Beast, Standard Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
2004    Mysteries & Marvels of Our Animal World, DiRT Gallery, Los Angeles                                                                                                                 2003    Mutation Menagerie, DiRT Gallery, Los Angeles


2019 Blinky The Friendly Hen 40th Anniversary Exhibition, Presented by Jeffrey Vallance, CSUN Art Galleries, LA, CA Dreamhouse vs. Punkhouse w/ Cathouse, Serious Topics, LA, CA Spring Break, E.C. Linà, LA CA

2018 Nature Worship, Curated by Andi Campognone, Mash Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Feminism Now, Grafiska Sällskapet, Shoebox Projects, Los Angeles, CA Feminism Now, Grafiska Sällskapet, Stockholm, Sweden

2017 LA Painting: Formalism to Street Art, Bruno David Gallery, St, Louis, MO Landscape, Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA Nature of Reality, Launch LA, curated by Kristine Schomaker, Los Angeles, CA Girl Crush, Goodeye Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Full & Part, California State University, Northridge Art Gallery, Northridge, CA

2016                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Plus One,  Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA                                                                                                                                                           Dreams of Another Time, curated by Kristina Newhouse, University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA                                                                     GirlCrush, Goodeye Gallery, Eagle Rock, CA                                                                                                                                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Exquisite Corpse, Another Year in LA, CA

2014                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               11 Years, Anniversary Show, Western Project, Culver City, CA                                                                                                                               Transmissions, Marin Community Foundation, Marin, CA

2013                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Dangerous Beauties, Sturt Haaga Galleries, Descanso Gardens, Los Angeles, CA                                                                                                     Monothon Prints, Irvine Fine Art Center, Irvine, CA
Millennial Abstractions, Marin Community Foundation, Marin, CA

2012                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Materials + Process, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA                                                                                                                                                 Painted Desert, Lancaster Museum of Art & History, Lancaster, CA                                                                                                                               Landscape & Architecture, Irvine Fine Art Center, Irvine, CA                                                                                                                                       Painting (Los Angeles), Another Year in LA, LA, CA                                                                                                                                                                 10 Years LA @ Foundation Kaus Australis, Prospectus, LA, CA

2011                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             No Object is an Island, Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Detroit, MI
Art & Ecology, On Seeing, Huffington Post (online exhibition), curated by Annie Buckley
Laws of Attraction, Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, Eagle Rock, CA
The Weight and the Magnitude, Andi Campognone Projects, Pomona, CA
My House is Your House, Statler Waldorf, Curated by Whitney Carter and Molly Larkey, LA, CA

2010                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Altimetry, LAX International Airport, curated my Mark Steven Greenfield, LA Dept. of Cultural Affairs                                                                             It's All Around You, University of Laverne Gallery, Laverne, CA, Curated by Dion Johnson
Rebus Restructured, The Eagle Rock Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, CA

2009                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Eco-Logic, Cypress College Art Gallery, Los Angles, CA, Curated by Patricia Watts                                                                                               Inside/Insight LA, Mt. St. Marys College Art Gallery, LA, CA
Group Show, Art House, Pacific Palisades, CA

2008                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Southern Exposure, RubyGreen Gallery, Nashville, TN
At The Brewery Project: The Finale, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA                                                                                                         Summer Mix, Lemberg Gallery, Birmigham, MI
Tree Service, Domestic Setting, Mar Vista, CA, Curated by Jeanne Patterson & Michael Gold                                                                                     Inlandia, Wignall Museum, Chaffey College, San Bernadino, CA
Air Apparent, Rio Hondo Community College, Rio Hondo, CA
Alma Matter, Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
The Nature of LA, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA
RE:Present, LACE Annual Auction, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA                                                                                       2007 abstraction & LANDSCAPE, 9810 Gallery, Irvine, CA
Green is the New Black, Melanee Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL
Salon Nouveau, Galerie Enholm Englehorn, Vienna, Austria
Outside, Cypress College Gallery, curated by Paul Paiement
W.O.P. At the Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA
Haus Guests, At the Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA
Echoes: Women Inspired by Nature, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA                                                                             Edge, California State University, Northridge, Northridge, CA

2006                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Eco-Lux Art In Light of Ecology, LightBox Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

2005                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Nightlights, Sabina Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Pardners, Domestic Setting, Mar Vista, CA curated by Michael Gold                                                                                                                             Bugology, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA curated by Tricia Watts

2004                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tinseltown Too, Domestic Setting, Mar Vista, CA
Bug-Eyed: Art, Culture, Insects, Turtle Bay Exploratorium, Redding, CA                                                                                                                         REBEL REBEL, New Chinatown Barber Shop, Los Angeles, CA                                                                                                                                       East-West Trading Post, New Chinatown Barber Shop, Los Angeles, CA

2003                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tinseltown, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA
Free Range, California State University, Northridge, CA
Minds Eye, Solway Jones Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Curated by Mery Lynn McCorkle                                                                                                     Mind Trips, Forfest Festival, Czeck Republic
Shouts, Whispers, and Cheers, Mt. St. Marys College, Los Angeles, CA                                                                                                                       Notebook, Pinkard Gallery MICA, Baltimore, Maryland

2002                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Flipping the Bird, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Winter Solstice, Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica ,CA                                                                                                                     Works for Young Collectors, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI
99 Dollar Show, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA                                                                                                                                                             Relative Objects, POST Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Cut and Paste, Pierce College, Woodland Hills, CA                                                                                                                                                             Zero Degrees, At The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA

2001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           99 Dollar Show, Irvine Art Center, Irvine, CA Curated by Carl Berg
Contemporary Color Symbolism, Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA                                                                                         100% Rag, POST Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Re-Production, Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham, MI
Glimpses of Perversion Stay With Us, Innerspace Gallery, Curated by Mark Dutcher

2000                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Large Window, Small Works, Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI New American Talent, (traveled) Jones Center for Contemporary Art, TX, curated by David Pagel                                                                             Haulin Ass, Perogi in L.A., Post Gallery, LA, CA curated, by Susan Joyce

1999                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          She Bugs Me/She Bugs Me Not, POST Gallery, LA, CA
Broadcast, Eagle Rock Community Center, Eagle Rock, CA Curated by Kim Abeles                                                                                             Cleveland Institute of Art Invitational, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Drawn Together, Reinberger Galleries, Cleveland, OH


2019 Visiting Artist, Painting, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI Visiting Artist, Disaster Design, Otis College of Art, LA, CA

2018 Regionalism in the Global Era, College Art Association Annual Conference, LA, CA (peer reviewed) Guest Artist, Disaster Design, Otis College of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2015 Lecture & Workshop, Donkey Mill Art Center, Holualoa, HI Guest Artist & Workshop, Chino Institution for Men, The Prison Arts Collective, Chino, CA Guest Artist & Workshop, Chino Institution for Women, The Prison Arts Collective, Chino, CA Guest Artist, California State Prison, Los Angeles County, Lancaster, CA Lecture, Cypress College, Cypress, CA

2014 Lecture, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA Lecture & Workshop, Teen Art Academy, Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA

2013 New Work: Samantha Fields, University of Las Vegas, Nevada Hybrid Practices Panel, CAA, New York, New York (peer reviewed)

2007 Teaching Art in A Troubled World, Eco Practice as Pedagogy, Panel Chair, College Art Association Annual Conference, Dallas, TX (peer reviewed)

AWARDS 2017 CSUN MCCAMC Research and Creative Activity Award, California State University, Northridge (Release time: Spring 17) 2016 CSUN Exceptional Service to Students Award, California State University, Northridge
2015    Sabbatical, California State University, Northridge
2012    Nomination: Best Show in a Commercial Gallery Nationally, Be Careful What You Wish For, AICA-USA                                                           2012    C.O.L.A. City of Los Angeles, Individual Artist Grant
1997    The College Art Association Professional Development Fellowship

BIBLIOGRAPHY Krysa, Danielle, A Big Important Book About Art, (Now With Women): Profiles of Unstoppable Female Artists, and Projects to Help You Become One, Running Press, 2018 Mattison, Leif, En Feministik Manifestation, Omkonst, June, 2018 Davis, Genie, Feminism Now at Shoebox Projects: An international Collaboration, Art and Cake, February 2018 Wood, Eve, Anatomy of a Survey, Samantha Fields: 10 Years, Made in the Mojave, MOAH, Lancaster, CA, 2017* Nys Dambrot, Shana, The Reality of Nature, Huffington Post, September 2017 Brown, Betty Ann, Forest Bathing at Launch LA, Art and Cake, September 2017 ZZYZZVA, Feature: Samantha Fields, Fall 2017 Krysa, Danielle, Samantha Fields: When I’m in The Zone, Leave Me Alone, Art For Your Ear, Podcast, March 10, 2017 Dambrot, Shana Nys, Los Angeles Painting, A History of the New, Catalog Essay, Bruno David Gallery*, 2017 O’Brien, John David, Rebecca Campbell & Samantha Fields, University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA Dambrot, Shana Nys, The Reality of Nature, Huffpost, September 9, 2017 Newhouse, Kristina, Dreams of Another Time, Exhibition Essay, University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA* O’Brien, John, Rebecca Campbell & Samantha Fields, Artillery, May 3, 2016 Cheng, DeWitt, Critic’s Choice: Taking in Some Skyscapes, East Bay Monthly, September 2016 Morris, Asia, Two Los Angeles-based Artists Confront Family and Femininity in Dreams of Another Time, Long Beach Post, March 2016 Krysa, Danielle, Samantha Fields, The Jealous Curator, April 2, 2014 Cheng, DeWitt, Critic’s Choice: Samantha Field’s Show Brings Painterly Intervention to Photorealism, East Bay Monthly, May 2014 Editor, The Art of Fireworks, AnOther Magazine, London, UK, November 5, 2014 Shaw, Michael, Samantha Fields, The Conversation Podcast, May 27, 2014 Lutz, Leora, Millennial Abstractions at the office of The Marin Community Foundations, San Francisco Arts Quarterly, March 2013
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Myers, Holly, Hip, Without Forgoing Tradition, Los Angeles Times, March 9, 2007
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Schooling, Laura, Dirty Secret, Front Desk Magazine, May, 2003
Hull, Laura, Cliffhanger, (Image, pg. 86) Metropolitan Home, Jan./Feb. 2002
Ollman, Leah, Hybrid Plants and Mutant Animals, Los Angeles Times, May 2, 2003
Frank, Peter, Pick of the Week, Also Recommended,: DiRT, LA Weekly, May 2003
Guten-Cohen, Keri, Artists Probe Power of Multiplicity, Detroit Free Press, June 10,2001
Colby, Jay, Manufacturing Materials, Methods, Make Great Art. The Detroit News, June 8, 2001
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*denotes catalog