b. Cleveland, OH
Currently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA        konet.samantha@gmail.com   

Education
2016              Bachelor of Fine Arts, Double Major in Drawing and Printmaking
                        Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
2015              Yale Norfolk Summer School of Art, Studio Intensive
                        Yale University, Norfolk, CT

Exhibitions
2018             Monster Drawing Rally, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH
                       Paper Trails, 6th Annual Juried Exhibition, Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH
2017             The Art of Giving, Progressive Insurance, Mayfield Hts., OH
                       Emergent, Heights Arts Gallery, Cleveland Hts., OH
2016             IN-Turn, curated by Frances Lee, Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH
                       Protean, curated by Rachel Shelton, University of Buffalo Art Galleries, Buffalo, NY
                       Bazaarbeque, Vol. 7, FORUM Artspace, Cleveland, OH
                       The Rotten Portfolio Exchange, Trisolini Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, OH
                       Emerging Printmakers Exhibition, Studio Two Three, Richmond, VA
                       Steady State, Communications Manager for the Houff Foundation, Carus Gallery, Cleveland, OH
                       Student Summer Show 2017, Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland, OH
                       OF EMERGENCE AND INQUIRY, BFA Thesis Exhibition, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
                       Student Independent Exhibition, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
2015              SPACES Annual Benefit: Guide to the Galaxy, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH
                        Bazaarbeque, Vol. 6,FORUM Artspace, Cleveland, OH
                        Student Show, Yale Norfolk Summer School of Art, Norfolk, CT
                        Monster Drawing Rally, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH
                        Tropical Heartbeats, Student Independent Exhibition, Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland, OH
                        Open Print Portfolio Exchange, Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH

Curatorial Experience
2018               Portals_Thresholds, co-curated with Nikki Woods, Reinberger Gallery,
                         Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

2015                A Single Sad Tear, Forum Artspace, Cleveland, OH
                         No Roses, No Violets, Juma Gallery, Shaker Heights, OH
                         Stomach Acid (co-curated with Evan Fusco), Native Cleveland Annex, Collinwood, OH


Awards
2015               Ellen Battel Stoeckel Fellowship, Yale University, New Haven, CT     
                         Sybil J. Gould Scholarship for Excellence in Drawing and Graphic Arts, Cleveland, OH
                         Creativity Works Internship Grant Program, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
                         Cleveland Museum of Art Award, Student Independent Exhibition, Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2012-2016      Cleveland Institute of Art Gund Family Scholarship, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
                         George Adomeit Memorial Scholarship, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
                         Melvin and Beverly Butor Scholarship, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
                         Michael and Martha Horvat Scholarship, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

Fellowships + Residencies
2016               Praxis Fiber Workshop, Praxis Studio Fellowship

Lectures/Speaking engagements
2017               Artist Talk: Emergent 2017, Heights Art, Cleveland Heights, OH
2016               Lunch on Fridays Lecture Series: Creativity Works Internship Grant Recipients,
                         Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH


Professional Experience
2019              Project + Visiting Artist Coordinator, Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland, OH (2017-2019)
                        Lunch on Fridays lecture series coordinator (2017-2019)
2017              Gallery Assistant, Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland, OH
                        Studio Assistant, M. Gentile Framing Studios, Cleveland, OH
                        Studio Assistant to Christian Wulffen (2016-2017)
2016              Teaching Assistant for Introductory Printmaking, Elective course, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
                        Installation Assistant for Sol LeWitt’s Wall Drawing #797,   
                            Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt,
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
                        Installation Assistant for Monica Cook, American Real, Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland, OH
                        Co-Chair of 69thAnnual Student Independent Exhibition, Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland, OH
                        Print Shop Monitor, Printmaking Department, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
2015               Registrar Intern, MOCA Cleveland, OH
                        Co-Chair of 68thAnnual Student Independent Exhibition, Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland, OH
                  Print Shop Monitor, Printmaking Department, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
2014               Gallery Intern, Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH
                        Gallery Intern, Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH