Visual Arts, 2001
Sam Easterson’s video art has been shown by institutions including the Whitney Museum of American Art (Whitney Biennial), the Walker Art Center, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, the Williams College Museum of Art in Williamstown MA, the World Wide Video Festival in Amsterdam, the European Media Arts Festival in Osnabrück, the Sydney Film Festival, and the CyberArts Festival in Boston. He has been reviewed in The New York Times, the Village Voice, and FlashArt International, among other publications. Easterson is also the Founder and Director of Animal, Vegetable, Video, an organization dedicated to building the world’s largest and most comprehensive library of video footage that has been captured from the points of view of animals and plants. The organization has been profiled by the Sundance Channel, Minnesota Public Radio, Filmmaker Magazine and RES, and their work has been exhibited at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. Sam Easterson holds a BFA from The Cooper Union and an MS in Landscape Architecture from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
Awards and Accomplishments
Easterson's work is featured in the 2012 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar
2006: Easterson receives a City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship
2003: Easterson is included in the exhibition AMERI©AN DRE@M at Ronald Feldman Gallery in New York
2003: Easterson is interviewed live on CNN
2003: Easterson is featured in _Filmmaker Magazine_
Animal, Vegetable, Video: Where the Buffalo Roam
Working with wildlife experts, Sam Easterson outfitted a herd of Buffalo with helmet-mounted video cameras. In _Animal, Vegetable, Video: Where the B…
Oct 10 – Sep 18, 2016
Brian Knep presents "Worm/Traces" at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA
Nov 09 – Jul 09, 2016
Jillian Mayer in "Self-Proliferation" at The Girls Club Collection in Hollywood
May 01 – Jun 29, 2016
Rachel Chavkin Directs The Folk Opera "Hadestown"