Education

2021

MFA, Painting & Drawing, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

2018

Post-baccalaureate, Studio Art, Trinity College, Hartford, CT

2015

BA cum laude, Double Major: Psychology & Spanish (Hispanophone Studies), Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

2013

Semester Abroad, La Universidad de Sevilla, Seville, Spain


Professional Experience

2022- Present

Adjunct Instructor of Visual Arts, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC (Painting I, Spring 2022)

2021-Present

Workshop Instructor, McColl Center for Arts + Innovation, Charlotte, NC

2021

Graduate Teaching Assistant,  Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA (Two-Dimensional Design [Instructor of Record], Spring 2021

2020

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA (Two-Dimensional Design [Instructor of Record], Fall 2020


Graduate Teaching Assistant, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA (Two-Dimensional Design [Instructor of Record], Spring 2020

2019

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA (Drawing and Composition [Instructor of Record], Fall 2019


Graduate Teaching Assistant & Art Model,  Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA (Beginning Figure Drawing, Spring 2019)


Graduate Teaching Assistant,  Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA (Two-Dimensional Design, Spring 2019)

2018

Graduate Teaching Assistant,  Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA (Abstract Painting, Fall 2018)

2016-2018

Hilla Rebay Post-Baccalaureate Fellow in Fine Art & Studio Art,  Trinity College, Hartford, CT (Curatorial Assistant, Studio Tech Assistant)

2018

Teaching Assistant, Trinity College, Hartford, CT (Thesis: Projects in Painting, Spring 2018)

2017

Teaching Assistant, Trinity College, Hartford, CT (Book Arts, Fall 2017


Teaching Assistant, Trinity College, Hartford, CT (Paper-making, Spring 2017)


Teaching Assistant, Trinity College, Hartford, CT (Art Studio: Oil Painting for Today, Spring 2017)

2016

Teaching Assistant, Trinity College, Hartford, CT (Art Studio: Oil Painting for Today, Fall 2016)



Related Work Experience

2020

Design Intern, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, LA

2017

Development & Marketing Assistant, 12-Week Educational Assistance Work-study & Assistantship Program, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN (Summer 2017)

2015-2016

Director of Squash, Steel City Squash, Pittsburgh, Pa



Awards

2022

Artist-in-Residence, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO (Jurors: Christine Sun Kim, Jennifer Ling Datchuk, and Accra Shepp)

2021

Dr. Judith Temple Scholarship, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN


Second-place, The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, Pine Bluff, AR, (Juror: Deidre Argyle, Associate Professor, Missouri State University,  Springfield, MO)

2020

Second Best-In-Show, Emerge Gallery & Art Center, Greenville, NC (Juror: Marlene True, Executive Director at Pocosin Arts Columbia, NC)

2016-2018

Hilla Rebay Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship (Fine Art & Studio Art),  Trinity College, Hartford, CT



Solo Exhibitions

2022

Title TBA, Iredell Arts Council, Statesville, NC (Forthcoming)


Sleeping On The Clouds Gives You Back Pains, Toshkova Fine Art Advisory, Charlotte, NC

2021

Si tiene su 401(k), it's OK to be gay!, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Glassell Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2018

Unkempt, Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship Exhibition, CCAN Art Gallery, Hartford, CT

2017

dear saint anthony., Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship Exhibition, Broad Street Gallery | Hartford, CT



Collaborative Projects

2019

Oddities and Entities, MFA Pop-up Show, Baton Rouge, LA (performance in collaboration with Diana Abouchacra)

2018

Performance Showcase: Laugh, cry, think & dream with Performance Studies, Hopkins Black Box Theatre, Baton Rouge, LA (performance in collaboration with Diana Abouchacra, Taylor Dawson, and Lilly Sewell)



Group Exhibitions

 2022Safe Space, VAPA Center, Charlotte, NC (Curator: Julio Gonzalez, Artist, Charlotte, NC) (Forthcoming)


Garbage Person, Gallery C3, Charlotte, NC, (Curator: Taylor Lee Nicholson, Artist, McColl Center for Arts & Innovation, Charlotte, NC)


Truth and Memory, Craven Allen Gallery & House of Frames, Durham, NC (Curator: Beverly McIver, Artist & Professor of the Practice of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Duke University, Durham, NC) (catalogue)

2021

Hispanic Heritage Art Exhibition & Celebration, Charlotte Art League, Charlotte, NC


Artist Take Over,  McColl Center for Art and Innovation, Charlotte, NC


Irene Rosenzweig Biennial Juried Exhibition, Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas (ASC), Pine Bluff, AR, Second-place (Juror: Deidre Argyle, Associate Professor, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO)


Figure It Out, 120Art Gallery, Taylor, TX, (Jurors: Rhea Groepper Pettit, Nick Ramos, and John Malcolm McCrae)

2020

Artists Who Teach Online Edition 2020: A National Juried Competition Celebrating Visual Art Educators, Ellington- White Contemporary Gallery, Fayetteville, NC (Juror: Dwight Smith, Artist, Associate Professor of Performing and Fine Arts at Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC)


Schwa Show: A National Juried Art Exhibition, Emerge Gallery & Art Center, Greenville, NC, Second Best-In-Show (Juror: Marlene True, Executive Director at Pocosin Arts Columbia, NC)


August 2020 Group Art Show, Jones Gallery, Kansas City, MO


New American Paintings: Juried Exhibitions-In-Print, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, Highlighted in Juror’s Comments, (Juror: Emily Stamey, Curator of Exhibitions, Weatherspoon Art Museum, UNC Greensboro, Greensboro, NC) (catalogue)


The Print Show, MFA Painting Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA


Body Forth, MFA Painting Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2019

Swamp Thang, Foster Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2018

Pupil, The Healthcare Gallery | Baton Rouge, LA


disclosure, Foster Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA


Ten Artists From Ten Years, CCAN Art Gallery, Hartford, CT



Commissions

2022

Public Art Commission, Title TBA, Outdoor mural on concrete (15x40 ft.) (Derita Dairy Bar), City of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC (Forthcoming)

2021

A Pot of Gold (The other side of the rainbow), Oil on canvas (16x20in.), City of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC


An Outsider’s View, Poem, City of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC



Bibliography

2022

José Cordero, “Samantha Rosado: la artists que llegó a Charlotte por amor”, La Noticia, March 25, 2022. https://lanoticia.com/noticias/usa/nc/clt/samantha-rosado-la-artista-que-llego-a-charlotte-por-amor/


Press Release, solo show announcement with photo, Toshkova Fine Art Advisory, access date: February 20, 2022. https://tfa-advisory.com/happenings/

2021

Laura Williams-Tracy, “PHOTOS: McColl Center adapts and expands to meet artists' needs” (Image credits), Charlotte Business Journal, December 23, 2021.


“Meet Samantha Rosado: Artist”, Shoutout LA & Voyage Group of Magazines, LLC., September 23, 2021.


"Charlotte looks outside the city for its first arts and culture officer", Charlotte Observer, August 27, 2021.


"New McColl studios allow 8 local artists to help each other grow", Charlotte Observer, July 28, 2021.


“MCTV Meet an Artist Program,” McColl Center for Art & Innovation, Charlotte, NC. July 19, 2021.


“Irene Rosenzweig Biennial Juried Exhibition Winners”, The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas (ASC), July, 2021. https://www.asc701.org/rosenzweig


“MFA Artists Selected for New American Paintings”, LSU College of Art & Design, March 1, 2021. https://design.lsu.edu/mfa-artists-selected-for-new-american-paintings/

2019

“Equipped: with Samantha Rosado, 2021 MFA Candidate”, LSU Quad Magazine, July 2, 2019. 35-37.  https://issuu.com/lsuad/docs/quad_summer_2019

2017

Bailey Wright, “Meriden groups hold fundraiser for disaster victims in Puerto Rico, Mexico” (Image credits), Record Journal, December 8, 2017.



Publications as Author

2021

“[Thoughts on] The Painter & The Act of Painting”,  LSU Digital Commons (LSU Master's Theses. 5356.), April 2021. https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/gradschool_theses/5356 

2017

“dear saint anthony, the collected poems of Samantha Rosado”, self-published, May 2017.



Lectures, Presentations, Workshops

2022

Summer Camp/Workshop, McColl Center for Arts & Innovation, Charlotte, NC, June 20-24. (Forthcoming)


Workshop Series, McColl Center for Arts & Innovation, Charlotte, NC,  May-July. (Forthcoming)


Workshop Series, McColl Center for Arts & Innovation, Charlotte, NC,  August-October. (Forthcoming)


Introduction/Presentation, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO, March 17.


Artist Talk, Toshkova Fine Art Advisory, Charlotte, NC, March 12. (Facilitated by Curator: Marisa Pascucci)


Virtual Lecture/Presentation, Artist Noir: Art as Advocacy, Philip O. Berry Academy of Technology, Charlotte, NC, February 17.

2021

Workshop, McColl Center for Arts & Innovation, Charlotte, NC, November 20.


Lecture/Presentation, Undergraduate Critiques, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC, November 1.


Roundtable Speaker/Panelist, First Annual Hispanic Heritage Art Exhibition & Celebration presented by the Young Affiliates of the Mint Museum, Charlotte Art League, Charlotte, NC, October 15.


Poem Reading, The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Meet & Eat Community Engagement Series, Sugaw Creek Park & Recreation Center, October 29.


Recorded Workshop/Mini Art Lab, Mixing color, McColl Center for Art & Innovation, Charlotte, NC, August 19.


Workshop, McColl Center for Arts & Innovation, Charlotte, NC, July 24.


Visiting Artist Virtual Lecture, The College of Idaho, Caldwell, ID, April 2.

2020

Panel Participant, Paula G. Manship Lecture Series- Webinar Presentation: "No ceilings" by artist Vitus Shell, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, January 20.

2018

Artist Presentation, Graduate Student Presentations, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, October 31.



Collections

Louisiana State University Public Art Collection, Baton Rouge, LA

Louisiana State University Digital Commons, Baton Rouge, LA

Watkinson Library, Trinity College, Hartford, CT



Artist Residencies

2022

Spring Artist-in-Residence Program, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO (Jurors: Christine Sun Kim, Jennifer Ling Datchuk, and Accra Shepp)



Consultancies

2020-2021

Design Consultant, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Remote, (Project: Boys & Girls Clubs in Louisiana)



Foreign Languages Spoken

Professional working proficiency in Spanish.


Gallery Affiliations

Toshkova Fine Art Advisory, Charlotte, NC