Sam Messenger (b.1980, London) lives and works in London. Awards include the Parallel Prize, Royal College of Art (2005). Select solo exhibitions include Sam Messenger, Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco (2017); Horizon, ADAA The Art Show, New York (2017); 13 Cycles, Davidson Contemporary, New York (2016); Fracture, Davidson Contemporary, New York (2014); Early Drawings, Davidson Contemporary, New York (2014); Six Veils, Davidson Contemporary, New York (2011); and Straightedge, Davidson Contemporary, New York (2008). Select group exhibitions include Tactile Line, Bartha Contemporary, London (2018); Dot, Dash, Dissolve, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia (2016); Important Works on Paper, Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2015); Line: Making the Mark, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas (2014); Paper Jam, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York (2014); Abstract Drawing, curated by Richard Deacon, Drawing Room, London (2014); Four Decades, Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco (2014); Textility, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, New Jersey (2012); Contemporary Watercolour, curated by Veronica Roberts, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York (2012); The Art of Collecting, Flint Institute of Arts, Michigan (2011); 40 Artists-80 Drawings, Burton Art Gallery and Museum, Devon (2011); Reflections on a Museum, Williams College Museum of Art, Massachusetts (2011); Now WHAT?, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida (2010); Contained Thoughts, The Courtauld Institute of Arts, London (2009); You Silently (Two), The Courtauld Institute of Arts, London (2008); and Blink, Cut + Repeat, The Courtauld Institute of Arts, London (2008). His works are in public and private collection including Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown; Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design, Providence; and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Last updated: 17.02.2021