Millbank Chapel
Columbia University
NY, NY​

10 Things That Can Happen to Your House in New York City, #2 (Drawings)
100 Works on Paper Benefit

Macy Gallery 
Columbia University 
NY, NY​

Democracy Wall (Multimedia Installation with Photos, Objects, Sound)
GiSCA Palooza Global Initiative for Social Change through the Art

Governors Island Utopia Exhibition
Governors Island, New York​

A Doll's House (Installation)
Summer Art Crawl

Alexandria, Egypt 2013
(Temporarily Postponed)

2012
For Nick:  The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step (Drawing)
100 Works on Paper Benefit

Odessa/Ukraine 2013.  
E-Catalogue

From New York to New Jersey and Back 2 (Photography)
Athens Art:  The International Arts Festival  

A.I.R Gallery
Brooklyn, NY

2013
​The State of Greece 2012: ENOIKIAZETAI/POLEITA (FOR RENT/FOR SALE) (Multimedia/Socially Engaged)
Projects: Vital Space/ Nature and Humanity

James Howe Gallery
Kean Unveristy

Drifting House. (Drawing)
100 Works on Paper Benefit

Nancy Dryfoos Gallery
Kean University

2014
Homeless (Painting)
Fall Salon

2018 (Forthcoming) Triada Samaras Solo Exhibition Paterson Museum, NJ



2015
The State of Greece: Enoikiazetai/Poleita-For Rent For Sale (Photographs)
Solo Exhibition

Macy Gallery
Columbia University
NY, NY

Democracy Wall (Multimedia Installation: Photos, Objects, Sound)
Brooklyn Utopias Exhibition

Macy Gallery
Columbia University
NY, NY​

2009
Burning House (Photo)
Tilted House (Sculpture)

Group Exhibition

Kentler International Drawing Space
Brooklyn, NY​

Burning House 2 (Video, b and w, 1 min 23 sec)
Studio Practice

Kean University 
Union, NJ​

2010
Life is Not A Bowl of Cherries (Video, color, 1 min. 30 sec)
Producing

Goddard College
Plainfield, VT​

The House (Drawings and Paintings)
"Can You See Me?" (Collaborative Installation/Performance with Amber Brown)

Old Stone House
Brooklyn, NY​

2011
Scarring Our Water (Installation) 
Found on Governor's Island

Kentler International Drawing Drawing Space
Brooklyn, NY​

Free Public Place: Public Voice. Public Dream. Public Place (Multimedia/Socially Engaged)
Brooklyn Utopias Exhibition:  Park Space, Play Space

International/ Greece​

​From New York to New Jersey and Back 1 (Photography)
Athens Art:  The International Arts Festival

Kentler International Drawing Drawing Space
Brooklyn, NY​

Bright Light (Drawing)
Wish You Were Here

TRIADA SAMARAS


Old Stone House
Brooklyn, NY​

2010-Present   Member          
Gowanus Canal CAG/Community Advisory Group
http://gowanuscag.org/
Brooklyn, NY

April 2007-Present   Co-Founder/Artist Activist

Kentler International Drawing Space
Brooklyn, NY​

Democracy Wall Photo Installation (Paintings,Sculpture)
Triada Samaras (Solo Show)

Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn, NY​

Democracy Wall (Photos)
Brooklyn Utopias Exhibition

Starting Artists
Brooklyn, NY

April 2007-June 2008   Democracy Wall (Public Installation and Wall Mural)
NYC MTA F Train Station
Brooklyn, NY

Curriculum Vitae

Triada Samaras   Interdisciplinary Artist
Brooklyn, NY   11231
triadasamaras@gmail.com  
cell 917-558-6157

EDUCATION

2012                Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Interdisciplinary Art, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT                   

2006                Master of Art (MA) in Art and Art Education, Teachers College/Columbia University, NY               

1985                Fifth Year Certificate in Studio Art, Museum School of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

                        *Medici Society Traveling Fellowship Award granted with Boston Museum of Fine Arts Group Exhibition                  

1984                Diploma in Studio Art, Museum School of Fine Arts, Boston, MA *Dana Pond Award in Painting

1980                Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Studio Art, Smith College, Northampton, MA

UNIVERSITY TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2006-Present  Kean University, Union, NJ, Adjunct Professor, Fine Arts Department

                        Color Theory, Drawing 1, Painting 1, Introduction to Art, Visual Thinking, 2-D Design, 3-D

                        Design, Painting for Non-Majors, Research and Technology for Art Majors

2009-Present  William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ, Adjunct Professor of Art Education

                        Creativity & Play in Early Childhood (Graduate Level), Creative Arts & Children’s Literature,

                        Methods of Teaching Secondary Creative Arts, K-12: (Undergraduate and Graduate Level),

                        Methods and Assessments, K-5 (Undergraduate and Graduate Level), Disability in Media and Art, Clinical Supervision

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 2018                          (Forthcoming January 2018) Paterson Museum, Paterson New Jersey

                                   Triada Samaras: Paintings, Photographs, Drawings

2015                            Nancy Dryfoos Gallery.  Kean University, Union, New Jersey

                                    Photographs:  The State of Greece 2012: 

                                    Enoikiazetai/Poleitai-For  Rent/ForSale

2009                            Nancy Dryfoos Gallery.  Kean University, Union, New Jersey

                                     Photo Installation:  Democracy Wall. 

                                     Paintings:  House 1.  House ll.

                                     Sculpture.  Houses.

 SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017                             (Forthcoming October 2017)

                                     Meropion Philanthropic Foundation, under Acropolis/Athens, Greece

                                     In collaboration with UNESCO of Piraeus $ Islands

                                     Athens International Arts Exhibition

                                     Exhibition dedicated to Nikos Kazantzakis 1883-1957

2017                             Healing Arts Gallery at the Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, New Jersey

                                     The Enduring Spirit

                                     Oil on Canvas: “Light-Handed”

2017                             City Gallery of City Limits, In-depth Reporting on New York City

                                     Art at the Limits

                                     Multiple Photographs:  From NY to NJ and Back (6 occasions)

                                     Text/Mixed Media “Ten Year Anniversary of the Democracy Wall”

                                     Featured: Artist of the Week

2016                             Kentler International Drawing Gallery.  Brooklyn, New York

                                     100 Works on Paper Benefit 

                                     Mixed Media:  The State of Greece 2012:  Enoikiazetai/Poleitai-For Rent/ForSale

2014                            AthensArt:  The International Arts Festival, Athens, Greece and International

                                    4rth Annual AthensArt International Art Festival in Vienna

                                    Gallery “Lichtraum eins”/Paul & Sonia Siblik

                                     Vienna, Austria

                                     Photographs: From New York to New Jersey and Back

2014                            James Howe Gallery.  Kean University, Union, New Jersey 

                                     Fall Salon 2014

                                    Oil on Canvas:  Homeless

2014                            A.I.R. Gallery.  Brooklyn, New York

                                    Wish You Were Here13

                                    AIR Gallery’s Annual Postcard Show

                                    Drawing: Wind blows through me

2014                            Kentler International Drawing Gallery.  Brooklyn, New York

                                    100 Works on Paper Benefit 

                                     Drawing:  Drifting House

2013                            AthensArt:  The International Arts Festival, Athens, Greece and International

                                    4rth Annual AthensArt International Art Festival in Ukraine

                                     Gallery APARTMENT No. 10

                                    Odessa, Ukraine

                                    Photographs: From New York to New Jersey and Back

2013                            AthensArt:  The International Arts Festival, Athens, Greece and International 

                                    4rth Annual AthensArt International Art Festival in Egypt

                                     Bibliothecha Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt (temporarily postponed)

                                     Photographs: From New York to New Jersey and Back

2012                             Vital Space, Athens, Greece and International

                                     Nature and Humanity

                                     Art/Text Project:  The State of Greece 2012: Enoikiazetai/Poleitai-For Rent/For Sale

2012                             Kentler International Drawing Gallery.  Brooklyn, New York

                                     100 Works on Paper Benefit 

                                    Drawing:  For Nick: The journey of a thousand steps begins with a single step…

2012                            Old Stone House.  Brooklyn, New York

                                     Brooklyn Utopias Exhibition:  Park Space, Play Space

                                     Interdisciplinary Art Project: Public Voice. Public Dream. Public Place

                                    With CORD/Coalition for Respectful Development 

2011                            Goddard College.  Plainfield, Vermont

                                     Summer Art Crawl Exhibition 

                                    Sculpture:  Doll House (House, Objects).

2011                             Kean University.  Wayne, New Jersey 

                                     “Can You See Me?”  Collaborative/Interdisciplinary Performance/Exhibition

                                     Installation:  House (Objects, Photos)

2011                            Goddard College.  Plainfield, Vermont  

                                    Winter Art Crawl Exhibition

                                    Collaborative Installation with Susan Handler:  Scarring Our Water (Painting/Text)

2010                            Governors Island, NY.  Governors Island Utopia.

                                    Governors Island Utopia.

                                    Collaborative Painting/Text Installation with Susan Handler.  Scarring Our Water.   

2010                            Macy Gallery.  Columbia University, New York, New York

                                     Producing Exhibition 

                                     Video:  Life is Not a Bowl of Cherries

2010                            Macy Gallery.  Columbia University, New York, New York 

                                     Studio Practices Exhibition 

                                    Video:  Burning House ll

2010                            Millbank Chapel.  Columbia University, New York, New York 

                                   GISCA/Global Initiative for Social Change Through the Arts: Gisca Palooza

                                    Installation: Democracy Wall (Photos, Objects, Sound, Text).

2010                            Kentler International Drawing Space.  Brooklyn, New York 

                                    100 Works on Paper Benefit.
                                    Drawing:  10 Things That Can Happen to Your House in New York City, #2

2009                            Macy Gallery.  Columbia University, New York, New York

                                    Producing Exhibition
                                    Video:  Burning House ll.  Photograph:  Burning House.  Sculpture:  Tossed.

2009-2010                   Brooklyn Historical Society.  Brooklyn, New York 

                                    Brooklyn Utopias? Exhibition

                                    Installation: Democracy Wall (Photos, Objects, Sound, Text)

2009                            Old Stone House.  Brooklyn, New York 

                                     Brooklyn Utopias? Exhibition
                                     Installation:  Democracy Wall (Photo, Text)

2009                             James Howe Gallery.  Kean University, Union, New Jersey 

                                    Adjunct Faculty Exhibition

                                     Painting:  In the Dark

2009                            Kentler International Drawing Space.  Brooklyn, NY.  100 Works on Paper Benefit.
                                    Drawing: Fourth Avenue (In Memory of Bob Guskind).

2008                            Freddy’s.  Brooklyn, NY.  Found in Brooklyn Show. 

                                     Painting:  The Secret to this thing is…..

2006                            Macy Gallery.  Teachers College/Columbia University, NY, NY.  Drawing Show.

                                    Encaustic Painting.  Leo

2006                            Carroll Park.  Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, NY. 

                                     Public Art Installation.  Poem for a Garbage Can (Poetry, Painting).

2006                             James Howe Gallery.  Kean University, Union, NJ.  Adjunct Faculty Exhibition.

                                     Painting.  Instructions
 
SELECTED ART and ARTIST PROJECTS


2013   Athens, Greece  

Athens Journal of Social Sciences

Triada Samaras (Featured Artist) 

“The State of Greece 2012. ENOIKIAZETAI-POLEITIA: FOR RENT-FOR SALE.”

2012  Sierra Club, New York, New York

City Sierran Publication

Photographs/Text:  Gowanus Canal During Hurricane Sandy

2012- (on-going)   International/Global

Vital Space: Nature & Humanity  

 “The State of Greece 2012: Enoikiazetai/Poleitai-For Rent/For Sale

 Web-based http://www.vitalspace.org

2012  Athens, Greece

Athens Art/The International Arts Festival

Social Media Group: “The State of Greece 2012: Enoikiazetai/Poleitai-For Rent/For Sale

Web-based

4/28/2012   Old Stone House, Brooklyn, NY

Park Space, Play Space Exhibition, Brooklyn, New York

Public Voice. Public Dream. 

Artist activist workshop presented with CORD/Coalition for Respectful Development

April 2007-present   CORD/Coalition for Respectful Development.  Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, NY. 

Artist/Community Activist/Co-Founder

Brainstorm, create, and maintain all CORD visual and textual digital communication

with the public, including the CORD Blog and CORD Digital Newsletter via social media

and live communications including the Democracy Wall. Facilitate digital dialogue communications with the public via list serves and other internet groups. Attend local meetings.  Support and encourage teambuilding.  Promote public enthusiasm for civic participation.  Collaborate and problem solve with local politicians and numerous civic groups.  Create and maintain CORD communications with the public about the Gowanus Canal clean-up issues.

2010-present   CAG/Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group, Brooklyn, New York

Artist/Community Activist/Member

Participate in monthly CAG general meetings and CAG committee meetings in Gowanus, Brooklyn, with other community coalitions, not for profits organizations, civic groups and local businesses to engage in a dialogue regarding the safe clean-up of the highly toxic Gowanus Canal.  Dialogue closely with the EPA, the DEP, and other agencies to select reasonable options for the community re:  the Gowanus Canal clean-up.

2010   Governors Island, New York 

Governors Island Utopia Exhibition

Collaborative Outdoor Sculpture/Installation (with Susan Handler):  Scarring Our Water  


2009-2010   Brooklyn Historical Society and Old Stone House, Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Utopias? Exhibition

Photographs and Installation: Democracy Wall


2009   Starting Artists, Brooklyn, NY 

Collaborative Airborne Contaminants Mask Project (with Susan Handler)

In conjunction with the Brooklyn Utopias Exhibition at the Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY


2009/2010   NYC MTA F Train Station

Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, NY 

Democracy Wall Installation and Mural. 

Collaborative Outdoor Wall Installation Project Democracy Wall (with public) April 2007-June 2008


2008 Kean University, Union, New Jersey

Nancy Dryfoos Gallery.   

Curator: Student Art Exhibition


2006   Carroll Park.  Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, New York 

Public Art Installation:  Poem for a Garbage Can (Poetry, Painting)

SELECTED INVITED CONFERENCES, LECTURES and WORKSHOPS

4/28/2012   Old Stone House, Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn Utopias Exhibition:  Park Space, Play Space

Public, Voice, Public Dream, Public Place

Presentation/Workshop for Brooklyn Community

Brooklyn Utopias Exhibition:  Park Space, Play Space


2/2012   Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont

At Home in Activist Art/Transgressing Political and Geographical Boundaries

Presentation of MFA/IA Thesis for Goddard College MFA/IA Program.


8/2011  Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont

Indignant Citizens of Greece, 2011/ A Prototype? 

Presentation for Goddard College MFA/IA Faculty and Students

Goddard College Program Residency:  Embodied Selves-Social Identities in Action


2010   Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont

Brainstorming Community Engaged Arts .        

Collaborative Presentation (with Susan Handler) for Goddard College MFA/IA Faculty and Students

Goddard College Program Residency: Community, Collectives, Collaboration


2009   Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, New York

Meet the Artist 

Presentation/Workshop for Brooklyn Public for Brooklyn Utopias? Exhibition


2006   Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, New York

Meet the Artist 

Presentation for Brooklyn Public for Carroll Park Sanitation Project


SELECTED PERFORMANCES


2011   Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont

Goddard Cabaret.

Triada Samaras Artist. 

Zeibekiko/Greek Dance of Freedom


2010   Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont

Goddard Cabaret.

Greek Goddess Hestia
 
SELECTED PUBLISHED POEMS AND ESSAYS


2008                           Gowanus Lounge. Brooklyn, NY.  Poem. Ode to a Developer.

2008                           Gowanus Lounge. Brooklyn, NY.  Poem.  Carpe Diem.

2008                           Gowanus Lounge. Brooklyn, NY.  Poem.  Howl/The Condo Building.

2008                           Gowanus Lounge. Brooklyn, NY.  Poem.  Ode to the BSA/Board of Standards and…                                                  

2008                           Gowanus Lounge. Brooklyn, NY.  Poem.  Public Place.  The Intended Use is…

2007                           The inter-view Bulletin. Columbia University.  Essay. The Professor in White.

2007                           The inter-view Bulletin.  Columbia University.  Poem. Poem for the Sick and Suffering.

2007                           The inter-view Bulletin.  Columbia University.  Poem.  Poem for a Garbage Can.

2006                           The inter-view Bulletin.  Columbia University.  Editor’s Discretion.  Featuring Triada Samaras. Volume 1, Issue 2.    (Columbia University Students for a Cultural Studies Initiative).

2006                           ERATO/The Park Slope Poetry Project. Brooklyn, NY.  Poem. Poem for a Garbage Can.

2006                           ERATO/The Park Slope Poetry Project. Brooklyn, NY.  Poem.  America is Oil Addicted/Bad Mood Poem.

2006                           ERATO/The Park Slope Poetry Project. Brooklyn, NY.  Poem. Dirtbike to God.

2006                           ERATO/The Park Slope Poetry Project. Brooklyn, NY.  Poem.  Poem for a Garbage Can.

2005                           ERATO/The Park Slope Poetry Project.  Brooklyn, NY. Poem. It’s Hard to Write a…

2005                           ERATO/The Park Slope Poetry Project.  Brooklyn, NY. Poem. Mom is Dancing Now.

2003                           IN-Step Issue #2 Art and Art Education Newsletter.  Editor:  Judith Burton. 

                                   Journeys. Art and Art Education Department. Teachers College/Columbia University. 

2002                           Hellenic Voice.  Boston, MA.  Poem. YiaYia’s Pots.  Vol. 2 #52.

2002                           Hellenic Voice.  Boston, MA.  Poem. The Spectator (For the Victims of 9/11).  Vol. 2 #38.

2002                           The Haverhill Gazette.  Haverhill, MA.  Poem and Feature.  The Spectator and Article: 

                                    From Despair Comes Poem of Hope.  Laprel, S.  (2002, July 4-July 10). From 9-11 despair comes poem of hope.   The  Haverhill Gazette, p.1.

2002                           Poetisms.  April Poetisms.  NY, NY. Poem. Manic Depression.
 

SELECTED INTERVIEWS


2007   Teachers College/Columbia University, New York, New York.

Samaras & Shifreen. (November, 2007). Conversation between a poet and a painter: 

Triada Samaras and Frank Shifreen.  

“Inter-view” Bulletin: Teacher Writers for a Public Voice  (TWPV),

http://www.subjectmatters.org/newsletter/vol02_issue_03_cstc_november_2007.pdf

2006   Teachers College/Columbia University, New York, New York.

The inter-view Bulletin. Columbia University. Editor’s Discretion. 

Featuring Triada Samaras.           

Volume 1, Issue 2.  (Columbia University Students for a Cultural Studies Initiative).

SELECTED COLLECTIONS 

Carroll Park, Brooklyn, New York; Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, New York;  AthensArt, Athens Greece; Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York; Columbia University, New York, New York, Numerous Private Collections in USA, Switzerland, and Greece

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Greek News. Independent Bi-Lingual Greek-American Weeklyn Newspaper Monday. April 6, 2015. The State of Greece:  Enoikiazetai-Poleitai/For Rent-For Sale. http://www.greeknewsonline.com/the-state-of-greece-enoikiazetai-poleitai-for-rent-for-sale/

Kean Magazine. (Spring 2015).  Kean Galleries. Triada Samaras: The State of Greece.

Cardenas, Gilbert H. (June 15, 2015). “Natural Art Like Andy Goldsworthy.” https://gilberthcardenas.wordpress.com/2015/06/15/natural-art-like-andy-goldsworthy/

Park, Minjae. (6/3/2014).  In a college-high school cooperation, science and tech meets art. http://www.northjersey.com/news/education/learning-art-for-math-s-sake-1.1027902#sthash.KY6GmmHP.dpuf

Park, Minjae. (5/2/2014). New Jersey Record. WPU program help Paterson teachers integrate art with science. http://www.northjersey.com/news/education/wpu-paterson-schools-partnership-gets-boost-1.1007635#sthash.gHcbOvU7.dpuf

iefimerida.  (10/27/2012). O οικονομικός αναλυτής της κρίσης Γιάννης Βαρουφάκης τώρα παρουσιάζει και έργα τέχνης/ The economist Yanis Varoufakis now presents artworks  http://www.iefimerida.gr/node/73947 # ixzz2zmEqZPNP

Handler, S.  (9/2012).  “Triada Samaras:  The State of Greece: FOR RENT – FOR SALE.” Vital Space: Nature & Humanity. http://www.vitalspace.org

Mills, J. (4/9/2012).  “In Gowanus Playgrounds Both Real and Imagined.”  The L Magazine.

Kelly, K. (4/5/2012)  “Imagining an Ideal City:  Brooklyn Utopias Show at the Old Stone House.”  Pardon Me for Asking.  http://pardonmeforasking.blogspot.com/2012/04/imagining-ideal-city-brooklyn-utopias.html

Short, A. (3/27/2012). “Picture perfect: Artists explore 'Brooklyn Utopias' at Park Slope's Old Stone House.” Brooklyn Paper.  http://www.brooklynpaper.com/stories/35/13/24_brooklynutopias_2012_03_30_bk.html

Meier, A. (5/14/2012). “Imagining Urban Art Utopias” HYPERALLRGIC/Sensitive to Art and Its Contents http://hyperallergic.com/51446/brooklyn-utopias/

2012 “Brooklyn Utopias:  Park Space/Play Space” Brooklynian http://hyperallergic.com/51446/brooklyn-utopias/

2011   Jaszi, Sabrina. "Teens Make Their Gowanus Death Masks • The Brooklyn Paper."

The Brooklyn Paper: Brooklyn’s Real Newspaper. Web. 26 Nov. 2011.

http://www.brooklynpaper.com/stories/32/44/32_44_sj_gowanus_masks.html

2011   "Toxic Gowanus Canal: Local Teens Create " Airborne Contaminants" Masks." Pardon Me

For Asking. Web. 26 Nov. 2011.

<http://pardonmeforasking.blogspot.com/2009/10/toxic- gowanus-canal-local-teens-create.html
 
"New BHS Exhibit – Brooklyn Utopias? | Brooklyn Heights Blog." Brooklyn Heights Blog | Dispatches from America's First Suburb. Web. 26 Nov. 2011. <http://brooklynheightsblog.com/archives/12674>.

"Triada Samaras, Image from "Carroll Gardens Democracy Wall"" Brooklyn Utopias? Web. 26 Nov. 2011.

<http://brooklynutopias.com/artwork/944531_Triada_Samaras_image_from_Carroll.html>.
 
"Imagining a Better Brooklyn." Gotham Gazette - the Place for New York City Policy and Politics. Web. 26 Nov. 2011. <http://www.gothamgazette.com/events/feature_archive.php?e=239>.
 
“Activists Use Blogs to Organize Anti-Developer Protest”. Crains New York Business. Web. 26    Nov 2011. http://crainsnewyork.com/article/20080024/REG/149813739/1126.
 
 Nov. 2011. <http://www.mutualart.com/Events/Exhibitions/Public-Perspectives--Brooklyn-Utopias-/DA3700C4EECC200F

“Characters of Gowanus” Web 26 Nov 2011. http://www.charactersofgowanus.com/?p=31 McLaughlin, Mike, and Emilia Brock.

"Superfund Showdown on the Gowanus • The Brooklyn Paper." The Brooklyn Paper: Brooklyn’s Real Newspaper. Web. 26 Nov. 2011.

Calder, Rich. "'Carroll' Crusade - NYPOST.com." New York News | Gossip | Sports | Entertainment | Photos - New York Post. Web. 26 Nov. 2011. <http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/brooklyn/carroll_crusade_TZ6gF1mYG9AtAp3I2EMquL>.

“EPA Gowanus Canal Community Advising Group” Web. 26 Nov. 2011.  http://www.epa.gov/region2/superfund/npl/gowanus/pdf/CAG_General_Mtg_07_26.pdf>

“Locals: Gowanus Proposal Stinks” Crains New York Business. Web. 26 Nov 2011.2011 http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20081012/SUB/310129952.
 
"Super Fight Over Gowanus Superfund! Bloomberg Sides With Developer; Whole Foods Bows Out | Brooklyn (The Borough)." Brooklyn the Borough - The Source for Brooklyn Culture. Web. 26 Nov. 2011.

“The Gowanus Support Group” Web. 26 Nov. 2011. <http://www.gowanusbydesign.com/GbD_site/Canal_Stakeholders.html>.

"Group Says: No Carroll Without the Gardens." Only The Blog Knows Brooklyn. Web. 26 Nov. 2011.

<http://onlytheblogknowsbrooklyn.com/2010/02/22/no-carroll-without-the-gardens/>.

“CBID Honors Gowanus Canal Activists At Anniversary Dinner." Pardon Me For Asking. Web. 26 Nov. 2011.<http://pardonmeforasking.blogspot.com/2010/04/cbid-honors-gowanus-canal-activists-at.html>.

"Neighborhood Groups Join Josh Skaller in Fight for a REAL Cleanup the Gowanus | The Daily Gotham." The Daily Gotham Grassroots News and Activism for New Yorkers. Web. 26 Nov. 2011.

http://www.dailygotham.com/mole333/blog/neighborhoodgroupsjoinjoshskallerinfightforarealcleanupthegowanus.

“Critics say Carroll Gardens jeopardized by DeBlasio bill” Web. 26 Nov 2011. <http://www.boropolitics.com/stories/1/17/01_16_cg_deblasio_school.html>.

"Carroll Gardens Democracy Wall Part of Jersey Exhibit." Gowanus Lounge — Serving Brooklyn. Web. 26 Nov. 2011. <http://www.bobguskind.com/2008/12/17/carroll-gardens-democracy-wall-part-of-jersey-exhibit/>.
 
“A Fond Farewell To Vince Favorito, Long Time Carroll Gardens Resident And Neighborhood Historian." Pardon Me For Asking. Web. 26 Nov. 2011. <http://pardonmeforasking.blogspot.com/2011/06/fond-farewell-to-vince-favorito-long.html>.

"Pollution | The Daily Gotham." The Daily Gotham | Grassroots News and Activism for New Yorkers. Web. 26 Nov. 2011. <http://www.dailygotham.com/categories_and_keywords/pollution>.

"Revised Carroll Gardens Zoning Still Leaves 360 Smith Issue in Doubt” Brooklyn Daily   Eagle."  Web. 26 Nov. 2011. <http://www.brooklyneagle.com/archive/category.php?category_id=17>.

"CORD Supports Superfund for Gowanus." Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn. Web. 26 Nov. 2011. <http://onlytheblogknowsbrooklyn.typepad.com/only_the_blog_knows_brook/2009/07/cord-supports-superfund-for-gowanus.html>.

Buiso, Gary. "Critics Say Carroll Gardens Jeopardized by De Blasio Bill - NYPOST.com." New York News | Gossip | Sports | Entertainment | Photos - New York Post. Web. 26 Nov. 2011.

"360 Smith Hearing Leads to More Hearings | Brownstoner." Brownstoner: Brooklyn Real Estate and Renovation. Web. 26 Nov. 2011. <http://www.brownstoner.com/blog/2008/09/360-smith-heari/>.

"CORD Supports Superfund for Gowanus." Only The Blog Knows Brooklyn. Web. 26 Nov. 2011. <http://onlytheblogknowsbrooklyn.com/2009/07/02/cord-supports-superfund-for-gowanus/>.

"Carroll Gardens #2: Smith Street Building Fallout Continues - Curbed NY." Curbed NY : The New York City Neighborhoods and Real Estate Blog. Web. 26 Nov. 2011.

<http://ny.curbed.com/archives/2007/06/26/carroll_gardens_2_smith_street_building_fallout_continues.php>.

Buiso, Gary. "Clarke Urged to Support Superfund • Brooklyn Daily." Brooklyn Daily: Neighborhood News, Events, Restaurants & Classifieds. Web. 26 Nov. 2011. <http://www.brooklyndaily.com/stories/2009/45/courier_frontpage_gowclarke.html>.

"Carroll Gardens Citizens Plan Get Ready for Aug. 19 Commission Hearing” Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Web. 26 Nov. 2011. <http://www.brooklyneagle.com/archive/category.php?category_id=5>.

2011   Jaszi, Sabrina. "Teens Make Their Gowanus Death Masks • The Brooklyn Paper." The

Brooklyn Paper: Brooklyn’s Real Newspaper. Web. 26 Nov. 2011. <http://www.brooklynpaper.com/stories/32/44/32_44_sj_gowanus_masks.html>.

2011   "Toxic Gowanus Canal: Local Teens Create " Airborne Contaminants" Masks." Pardon Me For Asking. Web. 26 Nov. 2011.  <http://pardonmeforasking.blogspot.com/2009/10/toxic- gowanus-canal-local-teens-  create.html

“Brooklyn Utopias? Artists Consider Visions of an Ideal Brooklyn” Brooklyn Historical Society Press Release. Web. 26 Nov 2011. <http://brooklynhistory.org/resources/press/bhs_2009_aug_25.pdf>.

2009   "Brooklyn Utopias? Workshops." Starting Artists, Inc. Web. 26 Nov. 2011.   

<http://www.startingartists.org/2009/11/brooklyn-utopias-workshops/>.

Zimmer, Amy. “After Crane, Critics’ Ire Builds at Developers” MetroNY, 3/18/2009.

"Public Perspectives: Brooklyn... at Brooklyn Historical Society on Mutualart.com." Web. 26

2009   "Brooklyn Utopias? Workshops." Starting Artists, Inc. Web. 26 Nov. 2011.  

http://www.startingartists.org/2009/11/brooklyn-utopias-workshops/

3/10/2009 Triada Samaras Featured on News 12 Brooklyn Cable Television.  "Death of a Blogger".

1/2008 Triada Samaras and Bob Guskind Featured on B-CAT (Brooklyn Independent Television). BCAT interviews Gowanus Lounge and CG CORD for “Interview” News Magazine Program. 

1/5/2008 The Brooklyn Papers, Brooklyn NY.  Brooklyn Papers reports: “80 to watch in ’08” naming # 41:  Democracy Wall, Carroll Gardens: “Every couple of weeks a new mural and message pops up at the plaza on the corner of Second Place and Smith Street, and it’s a barometer for public sentiment on local news.” 

12/30/2007 Featured on News 12 Brooklyn Cable Television. “Triada Samaras and The Democracy Wall:  Wall turns into protest of Carroll Gardens development." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjFx-OlXT10  Web. 26 Nov. 2011. <http://www.news12.com/archive/articleDetail.jsp?articleId=205063>.

Hodek, M. (2006). “Editor’s Discretion/Featured Artist: Triada Samaras.” Inter-view Bulletin: Teacher Writers for a Public Voice (TWPV), Teachers College/Columbia University. Volume 1, Issue 2.

2006:  D’Addario, Darren, “Trash Talk” Time Out New York/Issue 546 March 16-22 2006

SELECTED PUBLISHED WORKS (Art Education)

Samaras, T. (2017). Using high level questions in the art area. In Strasser & Bresson, Big questions for young minds:     extending children’s thinking. Washington, DC: NAEYC. In press.

Samaras, T. & Strasser, J. (2015). Preschoolers as Eco artists documenting the natural world around them. Teaching    Young Children, 8 (4) 30-31.  Washington, DC: NAEYC.

Samaras, T. & Strasser, J., with Russo, M. (2015). Using collage to encourage creativity, high Level thinking, and conversation! In Dombrink-Green Intro, Expressing creativity in preschool, 20–25. Washington, DC: NAEYC.

Samaras, T. & Strasser, J., with Russo, M. (2012). Using collage to encourage creativity, high Level thinking, and conversation! Teaching Young Children, 5 (3), 18-22. Washington, DC: NAEYC.

Bisgaier, C. & Samaras, T., with Russo, M. (2006). Young children try, try again: using wood, glue, and words to enhance learning. In Moss, Cross, & Laidroo, Annual editions: early childhood and elementary literacy. Columbus, Ohio: McGraw Hill.

Bisgaier, C. & Samaras, T., with Russo, M. (2005). Young children try, try again: using wood, glue, and words to enhance learning. In Koralek, ed., Spotlight on young children and the creative arts, 22-29. Washington, DC: NAEYC.

Bisgaier, C. & Samaras, T., with Russo, M. (2004). Young children try, try again: using wood, glue, and words to enhance learning. Young Children, 59 (4), 22-29. Washington, DC: NAEYC.











 

 

 

Governors Island Utopia Exhibition
Governors Island, NY

2009 Airborne Contaminants Mask Project (Collaborative Workshop with Susan Handler)

James Howe Gallery
Kean University
Union, NJ​

Fourth Avenue: In Memory of Bob Guskind (Drawing)
100 Works on Paper Benefit

CURRENT  2017 AthensArt: The International Arts Festival "Exhibition Honoring Nikis Kazantzakis" (1883-1957) Athens, Greece

CURRENT  2017 Healing Arts Gallery at the Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, "The Enduring Spirit", New Jersey

                       

                        

CG CORD/Carroll Gardens Coalition for Respectful Development 
http://carrollgardenspetition.blogspot.com
Brooklyn, NY

2010 Scarring Our Water Art  (Collaborative Installation with Susan Handler)

Old Stone House
Brooklyn, NY​

In the Dark (Painting)
Adjunct Faculty Exhibition

Nancy Dryfoos Gallery
Kean University
Union, NJ​

SELECTED COMMUNITY ENGAGED and ART ACTIVIST PROJECTS

4/28/2012
Public Voice.  Public Dream.  Public Place (Collaborative Workshop with CORD)
Brooklyn Utopias Exhibition: Park Space, Play Space