2009 MFA Columbia University, School of the Arts. New York, NY.
1995 BFA Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Minneapolis, MN.


Upcoming exhibition, MOMA PS1, New York
Samara Golden, Mass Murder NIght Gallery, Los Angeles.
Samara Golden, BAD BRAINS. Frieze Art Fair, New York
Samara Golden, Rape of the Mirror. Night Gallery, Los Angeles
Samara Golden, Busts: My Personal Winter. WORKSPACE, Los Angeles
Samara Golden, There's more but its invisible', Marvelli Gallery. New York.
Samara Golden Penumbra II' . Ferenbalm-Gurbrü Station. Karlsruhe, Germany.
Sugar (a collaboration between Golden, Reynold Reynolds & Patrick Jolley). Roebling Hall, New York.
Sugar, Galerie Alexandra Saheb, Berlin.



Made in LA Hammer Museum Biennial
June 15, 2014 - September 7, 2014

There is nothing personal of yours to exhibit
Galerie Crèvecoeur, Paris France
May 23 - July 19, 2014

Wrong's What I Do Best
San Francisco Art Institute
April 24-July 26, 2014.
Curated by Hesse McGraw and Aaron Spangler


Recent acquisitions and works from the collection.
MOCA, Los Angeles (Grand St)
Curator Bennett Simpson

Mat Brinkman & Samara Golden LOYAL Gallery, Malmö, Sweden

Truck Baby
David Wojnarowicz,Graham Collins,Samara Golden. Rachel Uffner Gallery New York, NY

Endless Bummer II / Still Bummin'
Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

Set Pieces CARDI BLACK BOX, Milan, Italy.

Nevermore ON STELLAR RAYS, New York, NY.


Treating Shadows as Real Things
ARTISSIMA Lido in Turin, Italy.
Church of the Holy Shroud. Turin, Italy

Samara Golden with Davida Nemeroff, Modern Painters. Various Small Fires. Los Angeles

Lick it into shape, Guggenheim Gallery. Chapman University, Orange, CA

Dirty Funk, ACME. Los Angles

Hot Tub Time Machine, Canada Gallery, New York

Sweet Distemper, Derek Eller, New York


The Ethernal telethon, MAK Center for Art and Archteture, Los Angeles, CA

My House is your House, Statler Waldorf, Los Angeles, CA

KAMEHAMEHA, Orth – für aktuelle Kunst, Offenbach am Main.

Two Fold, The Suburban, Chicago, Ill.

Fancy Finger, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Matinee, St. Cecelia's Gallery. 21 Monitor St, Brooklyn, New York.

Staff Curated Video Show. LAX-ART, Los Angeles, CA

Collective Show, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA


Cut/Paste: Collage as Methodology in Video Art. Post Gallery, Los Angeles.

The Indistinct Seeing: Artists from Berlin & Los Angeles. Infernoesque, Berlin.

An Immaterial Survey of Our Peers. Sullivan Gallery, SAIC, Chicago, Ill.

Samara Golden, Dave Miko, Kaari Upson. 1144 11th st, Los Angeles, CA.


H.T.A.D.I.T.F. Heavier Than A Death In The Family. 25CPW, New York.

Beyond Process, Renwick Gallery, New York.

Cutting Edge Framing,11 NE 39th Street, Miami.

Evading Customs, Brown Gallery. London. (Pdf Catalogue).

Whitney's Biennial, Greenpoint. Brooklyn, New York.

Borderline Pleasure, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin.

In Practice / Winter 2009, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York.


First Impressions. Video screening at The New art Dealers Alliance office,
(NADA) New York.

Sugar, Meme: Romanticism. Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts. New York.

Sugar Screenings:
Déjà Vu. Festival Bologna
Mar del Plata Independent Film Festival. Argentina
Lisbon Film Festival
Dublin Film Festival
Gijon Film festival
Edinburgh Film Festival
Split Film Festival
Maryland Film Festival
New York Underground Film festival
Sundance International Film festival


Morty Frank Award.
University of Southern California travel residency with Andrea Zittel and James Trainer.

Joan Sovern Sculpture Award.
Viar Merit Fellowship, Columbia University, School of the Arts, New York.

Digital Media Fellowship, Columbia University, School of the Arts, New York.

// Bibliography:

Drohojowska-Philip, Hunter. KCRW online and radio, “Made in L.A.,” July 2, 2014

Varadi, Keith J. Prism of Reality, “Samara Golden,” July 2014

Herron, Michael. L.A. Confidential, “The Hammer Debuts ‘Made in L.A.’ ,” June 2014

Martinez, Christina Catherine. ArtSlant Los Angeles, “Me and You and Everyone We Kind Of Know: Made in L.A. 2014,” June 2014

Mohseni, Yasmine. Artnet News online, “Hammer Museum’s ‘Made in L.A.’ Biennial Lacks Focus,” June 18, 2014

Diner, Eli. ARTFORUM, Reviews: "Samara Golden" April 2014

Harmon, Heather. W MAGAZINE, "All over the map" June/July 2014

Li, Jennifer S. ART IN AMERICA, Reviews: "Samara Golden" April, 2014

Griffin, Jonathan. FRIEZE, In Focus: "Samara Golden" April 2014 Issue #162

Steffen, Patrick. FLASH ART, Reviews: "Samara Golden", March 2014 Issue #295

Neykov, Vera, INTERVIEW MAGAZINE, "In the Golden room: Samara Golden" Nov. 2013

Berardini, Andrew. MOUSSE MAGAZINE, "Through the looking glass: Samara Golden". Issue #35. 2012

Allenchy, Alex. MODERN PAINTERS, "Filming in 6 dimensions, Samara Golden and Davida Nemeroff reflect". September 2012

Soto, Paul. ART IN AMERICA. "Samara Golden and Davida Nemeroff Face the Press". September 2012

Indrisek, Scott, MODERN PAINTERS. "In Which The Magazine Inspires An Exhibition". Oct 2012

MODERN PAINTERS MAGAZINE, "Modern Painters Magazine's Top Picks From Frieze New York". May 5th 2012

Davis, Ben. ARTINFO, "Frieze New York Ices the Competition with its first edition on Randall's Island" May 04, 2012

Davies-Crook, Susanna. DAZED and CONFUSED, “First Exposure: Samara Golden.” May 2012

ARTINFO, “Six Best Artworks at the Art Los Angeles Contemporary.” January 24, 2012

Martens, Anne. FLASH ART, “Reviews: Samara Golden.” January/February, 2012. Vol. XLV No. 282 p. 133.

Coburn, Tyler. ART REVIEW, “Looking Back: Looking Forward 3.” December 15, 2012.

Wolf, Kate. ARTSLANT, “How Deep is the Ocean,” . November 15, 2011.

Cheh, Carol. LA WEEKLY, “Samara Golden's Rape of The Mirror Transforms Night Gallery into the 'Sixth Dimension' with a Jacuzzi.” November 22, 2011.

Cheh, Carol. LA WEEKLY, “Night at the Chateau.” October 15, 2011. Vol. 33 No. 46 p. 44

Gray, Chloe, RHIZOME, "Interview with Samara Golden" June, 2009.

Cole, Lori, ART FORUM. Art Forum Critics Picks. "In Practice", March 2009.

Goldstein, Andrew. NEW YORK MAGAZINE, “Artist Samara Golden Redecorates the Batcave”. January 15, 2009.

Koehler, Robert. VARIETY MAGAZINE, “Sugar”, February 8, 2005.

Johnson, Ken. NEW YORK TIMES, Art In Review: “Sugar”, December 23, 2005.

Macaulay, Scott. FILMMAKER MAGAZINE. “Sugar”, December, 2005.

Le Cain, Maxiillian. FILM IRELAND,“Sugar”, 2006.

CAPTURE (German Publication) “Sugar”, 2006.

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