visual arts program

2015 Hallie Ford Fellow

Samantha Wall


(Left to Right) "Foreign Body 18," 2020. Ink on paper, 20 ½ x 21. "Amelia 4," 2016. Graphite on acetate, 29 x 21 in

Originally from Seoul, South Korea, Samantha Wall immigrated to the United States as a child and comes from a multiracial background.

Operating from within this framework, her drawings embody the experience of navigating transcultural identity. Samantha Wall graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Studies from the Pacific Northwest College of Art and she is the recipient of awards and grants from organizations including the Oregon Arts Commission, Crow’s Shadow Institute for the Arts, and the Joan Mitchell Foundation. Her work has been exhibited widely, including the Cue Art Foundation, New York, New York; Portland Art Museum and Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, in Portland, Oregon; Clark College, Vancouver, Washington; The Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Salem, Oregon; The Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana; and the 6th International Fiber Art Fair, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, South Korea.



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