SAM JAFFE

b. 1983 Milwaukee, WI

lives and works in Chicago, IL

EDUCATION

 

2009

Master of Fine Arts, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Painting and Drawing: Chicago, IL

2005

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, Painting: Providence, RI

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2016    

“Rings and Lobes” Lake Forest College: Lake Forest, IL

2014

“Bleed” 65GRAND: Chicago, IL

"Sam Jaffe" Morton College, Cicero, IL

“Body And Host” The Contemporary Art Center: Peoria, IL

2013

“Haircuts” Dickson Art Project Space, Waubonsee Community College: Sugar Grove, IL

2012

"One By One" 65GRAND: Chicago, IL

2011

"With All You've Got, As Fast As I Can" Gallery Uno: Chicago, IL

 

SELECTED TWO PERSON & GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2017

"Like Your Work" Zolla/Lieberman Gallery: Chicago, IL

"By Proxy" SPRING/BREAK Art Fair with Cuevas Tilleard: New York, NY

2016

"Krampusnacht” Co-Prosperity Sphere: Chicago, IL

“Sans Titre” Sidecar Gallery: Hammond, IN

2015

“Spudnik Press Annual Benefit” Spudnik Press: Chicago, IL

"Unkempt" The Terrain Biennial: Waterloo, ON Canada

2014

The Art Institute of Chicago’s Society for Contemporary Art 2014 Benefit at Cinespace Film Studios: Chicago, IL

“Pareidolia” Red Pipe Gallery: Los Angeles, CA

2013

“Thru-Lines” 65GRAND: Chicago, IL

“BOOMSHAKALAKA: Victoria Martinez and Sam Jaffe” Grand Bizarre Gallery: Chicago, IL

“Grand Opening” Kitty Hawk Gallery: Sebastopol, CA

2012

"Spectra: Did You See Heaven?" Peregrine Program: Chicago, IL

"Form" Lofts on Lake with Abryant Gallery: Chicago, IL 2011

"Geometrically Speaking" The Geo Lofts with Abryant Gallery: Chicago IL

"Sam Jaffe and Claire Ashley" Mush Room Project Space & Collaboraction: Chicago, IL

"National Art Premier 2011" The Elmhurst Artist's Guild Gallery: Elmhurst, IL

2010

"Eat It or Wear It" Milktooth Gallery: Chicago, IL

"Ground Floor Biennial" The Hyde Park Art Center: Chicago, IL

"Pay No Attention To The Man Behind The Curtain" Pilsen Thrift: Chicago, IL

"Midnight Snacks: A Traveling, Group Exhibition" 1366 Space: Chicago, IL

"Curious Notions" The Highland Park Art Center: Highland Park, IL

2009

"Around The Coyote Winter Fundraiser with Livebox Labs" The Splat Flats: Chicago, IL

"Cotton Candy Brussel Sprouts" Zrobili Gallery: Chicago, IL

"Second Stories: Artists Making Do and Fixing Up" Zolla/Lieberman Gallery: Chicago, IL

"The Union League Civic & Arts Foundation Competition" The Union League Club: Chicago, IL

"MFA Show" Sullivan Galleries at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago: Chicago, IL

2002-8

"Three-Person Exhibition of Singular and Collaborative Works" Hoplite Gallery: Chicago, IL

"Surreal Coexistence" 13th District Gallery: Chicago, IL

"European Honors Program Winter and Spring BFA Shows" Rhode Island School of Design Cenci Gallery: Rome, Italy

"Unconventional Materials " Rhode Island School of Design Student Gallery: Providence, RI

 

SELECTED PRESS, PUBLICATIONS, FEATURES, AND REVIEWS

 

2017

Rothstein, Scott, "Interdisciplinary Opportunism." Sculpture Magazine, March 2017: p. 34 - 37.

2016    

Raina, Kaveri and Kirk, Katie, “Featured Artist.” Maake Magazine, Issue 3, August 22, 2016.

2015

Gough, Jennifer, Radio Interview, New Art Radio 98.5 FM CKWR, September 3rd, 2015.

Latif, Anam, "Movement Brings Art to Front Porches." The Waterloo Region Record, August 24, 2015.

O’Meara, Kristi, The Patternbase: A Collection of Contemporary Textile and Surface Design. Thames and Hudson, 2015.

Sierzputowski, Kate and Ashleigh Dye, “Sam Jaffe’s Anthropomorphic Textiles.” INSIDE/WITHIN (blog), February 18, 2015.

2014

Renken, Leslie, “Chicago Artist Sam Jaffe Makes a Statement about Consumerism with CAC exhibit.” The Peoria Journal Star, May 3, 2014.

2013

Garcia, Gabriella, “Sam Jaffe - Featured Artist.” Monarch Daily (blog), July 10, 2013.

Choi, Lana, “Sam Jaffe.” The Soft Boiled Egg (blog), May 2, 2013.

Orlow, Emma, “Studio Visit with Sam Jaffe.” The Emma Edition (blog), February 15, 2013.

2012

Hartigan, Philip, “Sam Jaffe.” TimeOut Chicago Magazine, Dec. 20 - 26, 2012: p. 52.

Butta, Philip, “Five Best Things to Do in December.” Chicago Magazine, Nov. 2012.

Picard, Caroline, “Artist Profile: Sam Jaffe.” Art Ltd Magazine, Nov./Dec. 2012: p. 76 - 77.

The Visualist, “Did You See Heaven: Spectra.” The Visualist, May 2012.

2011

Yeapanis, Stacia, “Other People’s Pixels Interviews Sam Jaffe.” Other People’s Pixels (blog), Nov. 10, 2011.

Barros, Luan and Lynnette Miranda, “Studio Visit: Sam Jaffe.” Make Space (blog), November 3, 2011.

Miranda, Lynnette, “Sam Jaffe - Featured Artist.” Make Space (blog), January 12, 2011.

2010

Klein, Paul, “Sam Jaffe and Claire Ashley.” ArtLetter, 2010.

Viera, Lauren, “Making Way For What’s Coming Next.” The Chicago Tribune, Sept. 24, 2010.

2009

LaBelle, Monica, “Cotton Candy / Brussel Sprouts.” Chicago Art Map, Nov. 2009.

Ritchie, Abraham, “Review - Second Stories: Artists Making Do and Fixing Up.” NewCity Art, Jun. 22, 2009.