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Gwen Samuels Art

High Low and in Between

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Digital photos of architectural elements from Southern California that are printed on transparency and hand-stitched to wire armature

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Gwen Samuels Art

Meet the Creator

I am creating new ways of seeing by constructing one-of-a-kind objects, hand-stitched together using multiple images of my photography.

Gwen Samuels is a Los Angeles based artist. Originally from New York, Samuels attended Syracuse University, where she earned a BFA in textile design. Gwen maintains a studio in Santa Monica. Her work has been represented in numerous solo and group exhibitions both nationally and internationally. She is a supporter of the Venice Family Clinic and is a regular participant in their Silent Art Auction each year.

This past year Gwen’s work was selected for two highly competitive shows: California Sculpture at the San Luis Obispo Art Museum and Ink and Clay 43 with an honorable mention at the Kellogg University Art Gallery in Pomona CA. She also has a two page spread in two of Schiffer Publishing’s newest series: Artistry in Fiber- Volume 1: Wall Art and Artistry in Fiber- Volume 2: Sculpture.

Looking ahead to later in 2019, Gwen will have her work in an Invitational Group Show curated by Kate Stern called: Dress Rehearsal at the Oceanside Museum of Art in Oceanside CA. and will be part of another Invitational Group Show curated by Gail M. Brown called: Domestic Matters: The Uncommon Apron at Peter’s Valley Art Center.

Gwen’s work was selected to be part of a two year Artist in Embassies placement in the American embassy in Greece. You can read about her inspiration and process in an online article: http://handeyemagazine.com/content/internal-dialogue