Samantha Bittman

Samantha Bittman studio portrait Samantha Bittman

Samantha Bittman is a visual artist and educator based in the Hudson Valley, NY. In her practice, she works with woven patterning to generate paintings, graphic wallpapers, and tiled installations. She has participated in residency programs at the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, and Ox-Bow School of Art. In 2012, she received the Artadia Award. Recent solo exhibitions include, Ronchini, London, UK; Andrew Rafacz, Chicago, IL; Morgan Lehman, NY, NY; and Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. She has been included in numerous group exhibitions including David Castillo, Miami, FL; Shane Campbell, Chicago, IL; and Rhona Hoffman, Chicago, IL. Her work has been written about in The New York Times, Wall Street International, and The Washington Post, amongst others.  She has taught at numerous institutions such as Rhode Island School of Design, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Tyler School of Art, Haystack School of Crafts, and Ox-Bow. In 2022, she founded Catskill Weaving School, an artist-run institution that offers in-person and online weaving workshops, based in Catskill, and Brooklyn, NY.  She holds an MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design.

Workshops

Introduction to Overshot Weaving

This workshop will begin with the basics of weaving and drafting the Overshot weave structure.  As the class progresses, you will be introduced to more advanced techniques such as inlay, […]

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