Born 1972 - Hartford, CT
Sam Easterson is an award winning video artist with over a decade of experience collecting wildlife imagery for museum, web and television venues. Past venues include the Whitney Museum of American Art (Biennial), the Exploratorium, dOCUMENTA (13), Discovery Channel, the International Center of Photography, The Learning Channel, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, the Late Show With David Letterman (CBS), MASS MoCA, MTV, the Walker Art Center and Animal Planet, among others. Select press: Newsweek, NPR, The New York Times, CNN, The LA Times, The Boston Globe, Harper's, Audubon Magazine and The New Yorker, among others. Select speaking: Yale, UCLA, KSU, Auburn, USC and UVA, among others. Select grants/awards: Louis Comfort Tiffany prize, Creative Capital grant, Margaret Hall Silva Foundation grant, Durfee grant and Yellow Fox Foundation grant, among others.
Easterson is a graduate of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City.