2009 MFA Columbia University, School of the Arts. New York, NY.
1995 BFA Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Minneapolis, MN.
1993 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA.
// Selected Solo or Two Person Exhibitions
Samara Golden, Mass Murder NIght Gallery, Los Angeles.
Mat Brinkman & Samara Golden LOYAL Gallery, Malmö, Sweden
Samara Golden with Davida Nemeroff, Modern Painters. Various Small Fires. 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 Renolds & Patrick Jolley).
Roebling Hall, New York.
Sugar, Galerie Alexandra Saheb, Berlin.
// Selected Group Exhibitions
ROOM TO LIVE
Recent acquisitions and works from the collection.
MOCA, Los Angeles (Grand St)
Curator Bennett Simpson
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
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.
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
// Awards and Distinctions:
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.
Diner, Eli. ARTFORUM, 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 Magazine, "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. Art Info, "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. Interview with Samara Golden. WWW.RHIZOME.ORG. June, 2009.
Cole, Lori. "In Practice", ART FORUM Critics Picks. March 2009.
Goldstein, Andrew. Artist Samara Golden Redecorates the Batcave,
NEW YORK MAGAZINE. January 15, 2009.
Koehler, Robert. Sugar. VARIETY MAGAZINE, February 8, 2005.
Johnson, Ken. Sugar, NEW YORK TIMES, Art In Review. December 23, 2005.
Macaulay, Scott. Sugar. FILMMAKER MAGAZINE. Wednesday,
December 28, 2005.
Le Cain, Maxiillian. Sugar. FILM IRELAND, 2006.
Sugar, Capture (German Publication), 2006.