TRIADA SAMARAS

Interdisciplinary Artist, Socially Engaged Artist

Starting Artists
Brooklyn, NY

April 2007-June 2008   Democracy Wall (Public Installation and Wall Mural)

NYC MTA F Train Station
Brooklyn, NY

SELECTED INTERVIEWS

Samaras and Shifreen.  (November, 2007).  "Conversation between a poet and a painter:  
Samaras and Frank Shifreen."  INTERVIEW Bulletin:  Teacher Writers for a Public Voice.
Teachers College/Columbia University, NY, NY.

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Brooklyn Historical Society
Teachers College/Columbia University

AthensART International

Private collections in USA, Switzerland, Greece

RECENT EDUCATION

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

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

Governors Island Utopia Exhibition
Governors Island, NY

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

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​

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

April 2007-Present   Co-Founder/Artist Activist

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

Kentler International Drawing Space
Brooklyn, NY​

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

James Howe Gallery
Kean University
Union, NJ​

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

Old Stone House
Brooklyn, NY​

In the Dark (Painting)
Adjunct Faculty Exhibition

Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn, NY​

Democracy Wall (Photos)
Brooklyn Utopias 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

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

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)

Governors Island Utopia Exhibition
Governors Island, New York​

A Doll's House (Installation)
Summer Art Crawl

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

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  

International/ Greece​

​From New York to New Jersey and Back 1 (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

Kentler International Drawing Drawing Space
Brooklyn, NY​

Bright Light (Drawing)
Wish You Were Here

James Howe Gallery
Kean Unveristy

Drifting House. (Drawing)
100 Works on Paper Benefit

Nancy Dryfoos Gallery
Kean University

2014
Homeless (Painting)
Fall Salon

CV

​CURRICULUM VITAE
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

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