Samantha Curtis

category: Visual,

Contact & Info

Website: http://www.SamanthaCurtisGalleryNY.com

Phone: 914-519-7029

  • painter38r@aol.com
  • http://www.facebook.com/SamanthaCurtis0531

Artist Statement

I received an undergraduate degree in Photography with a minor in Ceramics.  After graduation I attended Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, N.Y.  for a six month workshop and then enrolled as a graduate Printmaking student. (In NYC I worked as a gallery assistant in several Fifth Avenue galleries including LIGHT gallery, a photographic gallery.)  Visual Studies was part of the Eastman House and SUNY Albany. Desiring a solid background in painting.  I transferred to Pratt Institute where I received a Masters of Fine Arts in Painting and a minor in Jewelry Design. My work is now acrylic on canvas and photographs on printmaking paper...normal photographic size is 18" x 24".  I teach painting and drawing in public school and began as an artist-in-residence with Learning to Read Through The Arts in 1984 in NYC.


Educational Background

  1. M. F. A. Painting /  minor jewelry design,  Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y. Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, N.Y.   six month workshop B.A. Photography   minor in Ceramics  Goddard College, Vt.