joel Sampson Art Bio

Collections
Amon Carter Museum - Fort Worth, Texas.
Illinois State Museum - Springfield, Illinois.
Acme Brick - (A Warren Buffett Company), Fort Worth, Texas.
Azz Inc. - Fort Worth, Texas.
Moncrief Cancer Institute - Fort Worth, Texas.
Nathan Sommers Jacobs - Houston, Texas.
Southwest Bank - Fort Worth, Texas.
Private collections
 
Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions
2017 Old City Jail Art Center - Albany, TX. Solo exhibit.
Assistance League of Houston - Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, Texas. Juried by José Esparza Chong Cuy, Associate Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
Let's Fly - Site 131, Dallas, TX.
2016 Geometric Gala - Museum of Geometric and MADI Art, Dallas, TX.
FWCAC Biennial - Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth, TX.
2015 Amarillo Museum of Art - Biennial-600 Sculpture, Amarillo, TX. Juried by Leigh Arnold, Assistant Curator, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX.
Weatherproof - Mac Cedars, Dallas, TX.
EASL Continental Caper - 129 Leslie, Dallas, TX. Co-chair of the non-profit art fundrasier, raised $35,000.
2014 IlluminArte' Gallery - Muse, Sound & Light, Dallas, TX.
TAC Juried Exhibit - FWCAC, Fort Worth, TX. Juried by Judy Tedford Deaton, Chief Curator of the Grace Museum, Abilene, TX.
Art 7 Gallery - Small Works Show; Fort Worth, TX.
2013 Conduit Gallery - Kinetic Percussion Rhythm Machines, Dallas, Texas. Solo show.
Delta - McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX.
Biennial: Origins in Geometry - Museum of Geometric and MADI Art, Dallas, Texas. Juried by Clint Willour, Curator, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX.
Glasstire Auction - One of 15 artists invited, Houston, TX.
Preservation is the Art of the City - Featured Artist, Historic Fort Worth, FWCAC, Fort Worth, TX.
Expo 2013 - 500X Gallery, Dallas, Texas. Juried by Iris Bechtol, Gallery Director, Eastfield College Art Galleries, Dallas, TX.
125 Mile Exhibit - The Arts Gallery, Collin Collage (Spring Creek Campus), Plano, Texas.
2012 Assistance League of Houston - Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, Texas. Juried by Robin Clark, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.
VAST - Meadows Gallery Center for the Arts, Denton, Texas. Juried by Elizabeth Dunbar, Independent Curator, formerly Curator Kemper Museum, Kansas City, and Assistant Curator Whitney Museum, New York.
2011 Assistance League of Houston - Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, Texas. Juried by Heather Pesanti, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
Mixing of the Arts - Rising Gallery, Dallas, Texas.
2010 Assistance League of Houston - Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, Texas. Juried by John Zarobell, Assistant Curator of Painting and Sculpture, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Art in the Metroplex - J.M. Moudy Art Gallery at TCU, Fort Worth, Texas. Juried by Polly Apfelbaum.
National Watermedia Oklahoma - Norick Art Center, Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Hencho in Dallas - Dallas Latino Center, Dallas, Texas.
2009 Two Way Street - Artists' Showplace, Dallas, Texas. Two person show with Maureen Brouillette.
Double Take - Garret Art Gallery, McKinney, Texas. Two person show with Maureen Brouillette.
Assistance League of Houston - Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, Texas. Juried by Shelley Langdale, Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings, Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Expo 2009 - 500X Gallery, Dallas, Texas. Juried by Gavin Morrison, Curator University Galleries at Texas Christian University.
2008 Double Entendre - UpStairs Gallery, Arlington, Texas. Two person exhibit, with Maureen Brouillette.
Assistance League of Houston - Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, Texas. Juried by Kevin Salatino, Curator, Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Art in the Metroplex - J.M. Moudy Art Gallery at TCU, Fort Worth, Texas. Juried by Eleanor Heartney, contributing editor for Art in America.
Western Federation - Tubac Center of the Arts, Tucson, Arizona. Juried by Katherine Chang Liu.
International Society of Experimental Artists - WAS-H Gallery, Houston, Texas. Juried by Polly Hammett.
2007 Duet - Fairmont Gallery, Dallas, Texas. Two person exhibit, with Maureen Brouillette.
Valenshine - Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas.
International Society of Experimental Artists - Santa Cruz Art League Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA.
War & Peace - McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX.
Junior/Senior Prom - 500X, Dallas, Texas.
2006 Art in the Metroplex - TCU, Fort Worth, Texas. Juried by Janet Bishop, Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
International Society of Experimental Artists - DeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan.
Fire & Ice - Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas.
National Watercolor Oklahoma - Edmond Historic Society Museum, Edmond, OK. Juried by Donna Watson.
Expo 2006 - 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX, juried by Noah Simblist.
SWA Regional Exhibition - Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX. Juried by Mark Mehaffey.
Artists' Showplace Juried Exhibition - Artists' Showplace, Dallas, TX. Juried by Miles Batt.
Trinity River - McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX.
2005 Shine! - Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas.
It's About the Design - Northlake College, Irving, Texas. Two person exhibit with John Voelker.
What's Your Sign? - McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX.
International Society of Experimental Artists - Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX.
Preservation is the Art of the City - Fort Worth Central Library, Fort Worth, TX. Juried by Walter Warner, Senior Curator, Kimbell Art Museum.
Love Lost and Found - VACD Gallery, Dallas, Texas.
SWA Regional Exhibition - Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX. Juried by Dan Burt.
2004 Masterworks of American Photography - Amon Carter Museum Fort Worth, Texas.
Texas National 2004 - The Art Center, Nacogdoches, TX. Juried by Ed Moses.
Summer Show / Critic's Choice - Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, TX.
Alertness: What color are you? - McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas TX.
Preservation is the Art of the City - Fort Worth Central Library, Fort Worth, TX. Juried by Andrea Karnes, Associate Curator, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.
2003 Jaycee Center for the Arts - Irving TX, solo exhibit.
Rockwall 2003 National Juried Exhibit - Rockwall City Place, Rockwall TX. Juried by Ted Pillsbury, director Meadows Museum.
Assistance League of Houston Texas Art 2003 - Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX. Juried by Connie Butler, Curator at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA.
Art in the Metroplex - Templeton Art Center, Fort Worth, TX. Juried by Diane Karp, director of the Santa Fe Art Institute.
City Views - McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX.
39 Hours - Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas.
North Texas Area Art League Juried Exhibition - Meadows Gallery, Denton, TX. Juried by Don Schol, Professor, University of North Texas.
2002 Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center - Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX - solo exhibit.
Assistance League of Houston Texas Art 2002 - Williams Tower, Houston, TX. Juried by James Rondeau, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, The Art Institute of Chicago.
Citation 2002 - San Jacinto Tower, Dallas, TX; Juried by Patricia B. Meadows and Phillip Collins.
Visions International Competition - Waco Art Center, Waco, TX. Juried by Peter Frank, critic, Los Angles, CA.
Picture Yourself - McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX.
2001 Tarleton Landon Center - Granbury, TX, solo exhibit.
"W" - McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX.
Art Connection - Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX.
North Texas Area Art League Juried Exhibition - Meadows Gallery, Denton, TX. Juried by Jerry V. Seagle.
Expo 2001 - 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX. Juried by Charlie Wylie, Curator Dallas Museum of Art.
2000 Image 2000 International - ArtCentre of Plano, Plano, TX; curated by Frank W. Long and Patricia D. Richards.
Art in the Metroplex - Templeton Art Center, Fort Worth, TX. Juried by Annette Di Meo Carlozzi, Curator Blanton Museum of Art.
Black and Blue - McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX.
Voelker/Sampson - Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving, TX; two-person show.
Art From the Heart - Austin Visual Arts Association Gallery, Austin, TX.
Expo 2000 - 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX Juried by Benito Huerta, Gallery Director and Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington.
1999 MAC 1999 Juried Exhibition - McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX; juried by Terrie Sultan, Curator, Corcoran Gallery of Art.
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth - Fort Worth, TX; Exhibit and auction.
Haute Arte - Plano ArtCentre, Plano, TX; Invitational exhibit and auction.
Viewpoints '99 - Visual Art League, Lewisville, TX; Juried by Diana R. Block, Director of the University Art Gallery at the University of North Texas.
Citation '99 - Texas Visual Arts Association, San Jacinto Tower , Dallas, TX. Juried by Maria Teresa Garcia-Pedroche, Associate Curator Meadows Museum at SMU.
Rio Brazos Art Festival - Tarleton Landon Center, Granbury, TX. Juried by Rob Erdle, Professor, University of North Texas. Awarded Best of Show.
Exhibit L - Austin Visual Arts Association Gallery, Austin, TX.
Digital-ism - North Lake College Gallery, Irving, TX. Curated by Bob Nunn.
1998 Citation '98 - Texas Visual Arts Association, San Jacinto Tower, Dallas, TX; Juried by Al Brouillette.
Madness at the Mac - McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX.
Other A Space Time: The Fourth Dimension - McKinney Avenue Contemporary (1997), Dallas, TX.
New Texas Talent - The Craighead-Green Gallery (1995), Dallas, TX; juried.
Expo '95 - 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX (1995). Juried by Don Bacigalupi, Curator, San Antonio Museum of Art.
Columbus Museum of Art - Columbus, OH (1978); juried.
 
Bibliography - Books
The Art of Found Objects - by Robert Craig Bunch, book published by Texas A&M University Press, 2016. ISBN-13: 978-1-6239-407-0.
Contemporary Art of the Southwest - by E. Ashley Rooney, book published by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2014. ISBN-13: 9780764345432.

 

Bibliography - Other
Chicago Fire - Two collage works featured in Chicago Fire, an hour drama aired on NBC. April, 2014.
Dallas Morning News - Two large color photos & review of Conduit exhibit, July 22, 2013.
Glasstire.com - Joel Sampson: Kinetic Percussion: Rhythm Machines, July 21, 2013.
Paper City - Art Notes, July, 2013.
Arts + Culture - Engineered Art, Summer 2013.
Glasstire - This week's Top 5 Events, July 18, 2013.
Palette Magazine - December 2012/January 2013.
Art Business News - Duet Opening, May, 2007.
Dallas Morning News - Device 101201 featured in Arts Out There, February 2, 2005.
Art Connection - Shell featured in Irving Arts Center publication, Winter/Spring 2005.
Dallas Morning News - Shell featured in Arts Out There, September 1, 2004.
TVAA Brush Strokes - Artists Spotlight March/April 2003.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Collage featured from the 500X Gallery's Exhibit, April 27, 2001.
 
Education
1985M.C.S. - University of Dayton, Dayton, OH.
1974M.A. - Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
1972B.S. - Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL.
 
Signature Membership Earned
SWS Southwestern Watercolor Society
Southwestern Watercolor Society President 2009/2010
ISEAInternational Society of Experimental Artists
SWA Society of Watercolor Artists
TVAATexas Visual Art Association