Sam Messenger

Index
Cryograph
Fracture
Frozen
Six Veils
Rules/Curves
Forms
Letterpress
Info

Email: website(at)sammessenger.com

Sam Messenger's work has been shown in various exhibitions internationally, including:
2015 Important Works on Paper, Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London
2014 Fracture, Davidson Contemporary, New York (solo) (illustrated catalogue, foreword by Jacqui McIntosh)
Line: Making the Mark, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Pencil / Line / Eraser, Carroll/Fletcher, London
Four Decades, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
Paper Jam, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York
Abstract Drawing, curated by Richard Deacon, Drawing Room, London (illustrated catalogue) (Guardian review)
Early Drawings, Davidson Contemporary, New York (solo) (illustrated catalogue)
2013 Drawing Biennial 2013, Drawing Room, London
2012 Contemporary Watercolour, curated by Veronica Roberts, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York
Textility, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, New Jersey (illustrated catalogue)
Parallels of Latitude, Drawing Room, London
2011 The Art of Collecting Flint Institute of Arts, Michigan
Six Veils, Davidson Contemporary, New York (solo) (illustrated catalogue, foreword by Lisa Graziose Corrin) (Art in America review)
40 Artists-80 Drawings, Burton Art Gallery and Museum, Devon, UK
Reflections on a Museum, Williams College Museum of Art, Massachusetts
2010 Now WHAT?, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach
2009 Contained Thoughts, The Courtauld Institute of Arts, London
2008 Straightedge, Davidson Contemporary, New York (solo)
You Silently (Two), The Courtauld Institute of Arts, London
Blink, Cut + Repeat, The Courtauld Institute of Arts, London

Work is held in both private and public collections including:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

Selected press includes:
10 Picks from ADAA's Art Show, by Rachel Small for Interview Magazine
Drawing outside the lines, by Adrian Searle for The Guardian
Early Drawings review by Stephanie Strasnick for ARTnews
Six Veils review by Veronica Roberts for Art in America
Top Ten Emerging Artists, by Marina Cashdan for The Huffington Post