Philadelphia based artist, Samantha M. Connors, creates work examining capitalism’s effect on the collective's mental and physical health and the condition of the world around us. They are a multi-disciplinary artist utilizing tactile fiber processes and materials as well as urban detritus to create sculptural forms and objects reflecting on issues surrounding gentrification, chronic illness and harm reduction. They hold a BFA in Fiber and Material Studies from Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia. Samantha is the Co-Chair of the Exhibitions Committee at the South Philly gallery, Da Vinci Art Alliance, a member of Paradice Palase in Brooklyn, NY and a member of Common Field.

Bachelor of Fine Art: Tyler School of Art; Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Major: Fiber & Material Studies Minor: Art History

The Sable Project, Stockbridge, VT
Ora Lerman Trust Soaring Gardens Residency, Laceyville, PA
Cassis Artist Residency, Cassis, France

Void Fill : Two-Person Exhibition, AUTOMAT, Philadelphia, PA
Residual Meter : Solo Exhibition, SHOEBOX, The Digital and Physical Realms, USA
RE::Claimed, Sulfur Studios; Savannah, GA
Typos + Spills + Broken Glass, Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Bianco, Emerge Gallery, Saugerties, NY 
Perennial Visions II, Da Vinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
BoK(s), Public Space One, Iowa City, IA
InterWoven, BSB Gallery, Trenton, NJ
Contemporary Fibers, Tovar House, St. Augustine, FL
New Artist Showcase, Chestnut Hill Gallery, Chestnut Hill, PA
Artist/Reader/Writer, Da Vinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
Pop-Up Show, TORC Yoga, Philadelphia, PA
Dear Fleisher, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
Hard Times in the Soft World, Giovinetti Studios, Philadelphia, PA
Welcome Night, Fabrika Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA
Z.archive, Clair T. Carney Library Archives + Special Collections; North Dartmouth, MA
OuT Of sCaLe, Da Vinci Art Alliance; Philadelphia, PA
Grey Matter, The Black Cat; Philadelphia, PA
Strong, Tender, & True, Brob Din Gnag Love Barn; Phoenixville, PA
404: Category Not Found, Da Vinci Art Alliance; Philadelphia, PA
Transformation, Plays and Players Gallery; Philadelphia, PA
Micro/Macro, Sulfur Studios; Savannah, GA
Without Borders, SMI Galleries at Academy Square; Montclair, NJ
METAMORPHOSIS, The Plastic Club; Philadelphia, PA
Summer Selections, Urban Gallery & Books; Philadelphia, PA
Inliquid Benefit, Crane Arts; Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, Convention Center; Philadelphia, PA
Re•Volve : Solo Exhibition, Stella Elkins Gallery; Philadelphia, PA
Crafts, Tyler School of Art; Philadelphia, PA
Art at the Center, Comcast Center; Philadelphia, PA

Average Art Magazine, Issue #38, UK. Sep '19
The Times of Trenton, Interwoven Fiber-Art Exhibit Opens In Trenton’s BSB Gallery, Aug ’19, G9
Syndicate Product, Unrecommended Reading, Sep ’18, 3-5
A5 Magazine, A5 Portfolio #7, UK. Oct ‘17, 7-8
MODUS, Now One With Everyone!, Philadelphia, PA, Oct ‘17, 10-11
Starry Night Programs, Artists to Look Out For Vol. III, Truth or Consequences, NM, 2016, 14

Claire T. Carney Library, Dartmouth, MA

Da Vinci Art Alliance Exhibitions Co-Chair
Artist & Workshop Assistant, Dianne Koppisch Hricko, Philadelphia, PA
Artist & Technical Assistant, Richard Hricko, Philadelphia, PA
Artist Assistant, Cynthia Porter, Philadelphia, PA
Technical Assistant, Caroline Lathan-Stiefel, Piece Play Propagate, Haystack Mt. School of Craft, Deer Isle, ME
Installation Assistant, Richard Hricko, Urban Growth, C.R. Ettinger Studio Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Gallery Assistant, Urban Gallery and Books, Philadelphia, PA
Installation and Artist Assistant, Caroline Lathan-Stiefel, Warp+Weft, Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, Philadelphia, PA