>Solo Exhibition "A Thing Not Planned For Imagery or Belief" at South Gallery, Greenfield Community College: Oct-Nov 2016

>Honored to lead an Interdisciplinary Workshop at Yale's Digital Media Center for the Arts! Feb 2016

>Solo Exhibition "Landscape Painting in the Expanded Field" at Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Johnson State College, Jan-Feb 2016

Big Red & Shiny>Itinerant Painter Feature on Big Red & Shiny

>Interview on "Disrupting Norms" on Artsake, the Massachusetts Cultural Council Blog.

>I'm very honored to have been named a 2015 Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship recipient in Sculpture/Installation/New Genres.

>Documentation of my Itinerant Painter project from Nuit Blanche, Toronto included on BlogTO.

>Excited to be a part of Nuit Blanche Toronto! Out of Site, curated by Earl Miller!

cmagazine>Very honoured to have my work chosen for the cover of cmagazine's forthcoming spring issue.

No Country For Old Men>Very pleased to present my first curatorial endeavour, No Country For Old Men!


>Feature in The New York Observer's "Gallerist NY"!

>A short interview on life and art for Untitled Magazine.

>Great interview with "Artists' Walks" curator, Earl Miller!

Hyperallergic>Hyperallergic thinks "Artists' Walks" at Dorsky Gallery is a Show to See this Fall!

Art F City>"Artists' Walks" preview with featured image on Art F City!

>Exhibition Preview of "Artists' Walks" in Queens Chronicle, with a nice mention and featured image.

Dorsky Gallery>Artists Walks exhibition at Dorsky Gallery in New York, Opens Sept 8. Click to view catalogue.

>I am very honored to have been invited to deliver the Homecoming Lecture this Fall at (my alma mater) Pacific Northwest College of Art!


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>New Video: Nothing that is not there and the nothing that is.

Hartford Courant>My solo exhibition An Unnamed Flowing, Nowhere at Real Art Ways makes list of 10 Best Exhibits in Connecticut in 2012!

Real Art Ways>Solo show publication with an essay on my work by MASS MoCA curator, Denise Markonish (PDF)

>Amherst Biennial: November 1, 5-8pm, PERFORMANCE EXPEDITION across Amherst! Starting at the UMASS Museum of Contemporary Art, hiking through the Town of Amherst, across Amherst College campus, and on to Hampshire College and the Eric Carle Museum. Reception to follow.

> Honored to have my work featured on the front (and back) cover of The Nature Conservancy's newsletter.

The Nature conservancyThe Nature Conservancy

Samuel Rowlett New York Times>Press clipping of work featured in the NYTimes, print edition 7/29/12.

Rowlett Samuel Still from Nothing Ever Really Goes Away

Big Red & Shiny>Review of my solo show at Real Art Ways on the Boston based online art journal, Big Red & Shiny

Untitled Rowlett>Journey Underneath a City, article on PNCA's Untitled Magazine

samuel rowlett hartford courant>Article on Nothing Ever Really Goes Away (expedition with a 75lb. block of marble across Hartford) Link Here. Clipping below:

Rowlett Hartford Courant

wnpr>Radio story by Catie Talarski on WNPR about recent underground canoe expedition of Hartford's Park River. Link

Reelife Productions>Tom Adams from Reelife Productions put together this nice video mini-documentary on the Park River trip. Link

Samuel Rowlett The Nature Conservancy>Q and A with The Nature Conservancy on nature.org

>Valley Advocate article by James Heflin on Abandoned Meanders :

The Valley Advocate>Review of Abandoned Meanders in the Advocate

>Wednesday, July 25, @ 7pm: Gallery Talk with Kim Lutz, Director of The Nature Conservancy's Connecticut River Program at Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT. Link to TNC's site for more info.

>Link to projects' press release in The Nature Conservancy's newsroom: here

>Link to Real Art Ways Real Art Ways

>An Unnamed Flowing, Nowhere, Solo Exhibition, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT, June 21-Sept 9 Samuel Rowlett >Click for .PDF

>June 9, 7-11pm Liminal Portage: video screening, alleyway camping and community campfire Parsons Hall Project Space, Holyoke, MA! Free make-your-own s'mores for all, BUT you have to tell a story round the campfire!

Samuel Rowlett>Click for PDF


>Daily Hampshire Gazette "Art People" profile by Suzanne Wilson here

>Paradise City Press feature by Rachael Roth here (w/ audio!)

>Gallery talk with Kim Lutz, Director of the Nature Conservancy's Connecticut River Program Tuesday, May 29, 7pm at Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA

Samuel Rowlett>Click for PDF


>Installation at Oxbow, working on the canoe, steaming and bending ash ribs.

Samuel Rowlett

>May 2012: Solo Show at Oxbow Gallery: Reception: Friday May 11, 5-8pm!

Samuel Rowlett Abandoned Meanders>Click for PDF

April 2012:

>I am partnering with the Nature Conservancy on an online interactive wiki map of the Connecticut River, exploring community connections to the river and its watershed.

Below is a link to the Beta* version demo map where you can upload your photos, videos, poems, audio, thoughts, observations, art, etc!

Please add your own explorations of New England's largest freshwater ecosystem!

Landscape/Portrait -A Community View of the Connecticut River:

Samuel Rowlett

*The map will be installed at The Oxbow Gallery in Northampton, MA and Real Art Ways in Hartford, CT later this year. Where it will also document my explorations of the CT River watershed and upcoming voyage down river in a homemade canoe!


>Still shot from an ongoing project, Landscape Painting in the Expanded Field (click image for more)

Samuel Rowlett

>Forthcoming Project: Abandoned Meanders

Samuel Rowlett

February 2012

>Marks and Mark Eating...

Samuel Rowlett Marks and Mark Eating

November 2011

>Video of The Muse, 2011 in action! A readymade: a bicycle playing record player, a kinetic sound sculpture of a moment perpetuated...

readymade samuel rowlett record player bicycleLink Here.

October 2011

>Solo exhibition at the Arts Center of the Capital Region in Troy, New York.

Link to more info.

and Poster


Summer 2011


>Nice profile in PNCA's online magazine Untitled: Link to Story

>Installation shot of wall drawing entitled Portage (for James) and (in front) an interactive drawing performance piece entitled Honor System (I & II). Installed as part of a four person show, "Accumulus" at Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA:


>I was invited to write a guest blog entry for MASS MoCA's Blog here:

Mass Moca, Samuel Rowlett Residency Guest Bloghttp://blog.massmoca.org/2011/06/30/

07/01: >Just found out that I have been selected for one of 6 solo exhibitions, open to emerging artists in New York, New Jersey, and New England, through Real Art Ways' "Step Up 2011" juried solo exhibition series!

Real Art Ways, Samuel Rowlett Step Up 2011 Selecteehttp://www.realartways.org/visualarts.htm#stepup11

>07/11: Check out my students' animated drawings from my course "The Experimental Drawing Lab"at the Vermont Governor's Institute on the Arts!

>Upcoming 4 person group show at the Northampton, MA collective Oxbow Gallery:


Spring/Summer 2011

>Currently in residence at MASS MoCA with the Teenspace crew! Opening reception June 23, 2011!


More info:




May 6-June 4, 2011:

>Paperworks at Paper City Studios, Holyoke, MA

Fall 2010

>Work featured in

Album—Artist Portraits of Artists-The Art Gym 30th Anniversary Exhibition, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University Portland, OR


Summer 2010

>Performance collaboration with dancer Corey Harrower at Vermont Governor's Institute on the Arts. Link

Spring 2010

>Four Story wall drawing at Paper City Studios! Images to follow.


>Where did that year get to?


>Working on giant puppet/balloon for Boston's New Year's Eve Parade. I'm having visions of a giant light bulb illuminating (above) a giant head, hovering over the streets of Boston! Here's a rough sketch:


>Cranbrook back in session. Put the pain back in painting!


>Mr. Rogers helped me update the site. Newer images uploaded, more to come.