SAMUEL ROBERTSON - CV
2006-2010, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, BFA Sculpture
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019, "Illustrated Old Testament" (Part IV)," The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI
2016, "A New Twist on The Old Testament (Part III)," BLOCKFORT Studio, Minneapolis, MN
2016, "A New Twist on The Old Testament (Part II)," In the Heart of the Beast Theatre, Minneapolis, MN
2015, "A New Twist on The Old Testament," PLOT Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2014, "Products of Our Environment: Studies of People and Animals in Harmony," Driftwood Community Arts Gallery, St. Paul, MN
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017, "Jerry Maguire Video Store, Iam8bit Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2017, "Drumpfster Fire - A Protest Charity Art Show," BLOCKFORT Studio, Minneapolis, MN
2016, "ZECS Pop-Up," ZECS' Studio, Minneapolis, MN
2015, "Raging Art On", Gamut Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2015, "Spring Art Show", Moto-I, Minneapolis, MN
2014, "I Want to Be a Thing - But I Don't Know What", The White Page Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2010, "BFA Exhibition - Seams", University of Minnesota's Quarter Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2010, "Chairman Bob", Tarnish and Gold Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2009, "Scholarship Exhibition", University of Minnesota's Quarter Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2008, "Scholarship Exhibition", University of Minnesota's Quarter Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2015, "Wave Project", KFAI Radio, Aired Radio Drama: The Shopping Mall
2014, "Bear and the Barrel", Old Arizona Theatre, Writer and Actor
2014, "Heliotrope", Intermedia Arts, Musical Performance as "Puny"
2013, "Resonating Bodies", The Soap Factory, Musical Performance as "Puny"
2019, Aberdeen News, "Bible Illustration can turn drawings into Gold," June 13
2019, Star Tribune, "Agnostic Minneapolis painter gives the Old Testament a colorful, surreal new look," May 17
2018, The Fugue, "Sam Robertson: Unveiling the Unconscious," April 4
2017, Volume One, "Good Book Gone Wild," April 5
2016, Bohemianizm, "Art from Samuel Robertson," March 18
2016, Local Artist Interviews, March 5
2016, Life as a Human, "A New Illustrated Old Testament", Jan 24
2015, Mango Popsicle, "US Illustration: Mister Robertson", June 26
2015, Proteus Mag, "Artist of the Day", May 25
2015, Creative Fluff Magazine, "The Surreal Studies of Illustrator Samuel Robertson", May 20
2015, Minnpost, Review of Illustrated Old Testament, April 2
2015, Queen Mob's Teahouse, "A New Illustrated Bible" (Interview by Grant Maierhofer) Feb 4
2014, Reviler, "Live Review: Heliotrope X Night One," June 9
June 2018-Present -- Professional Sam LLC -- Self-employed, painting portraits and other commissions.
2016-2018 -- Interior Concepts -- Tile Setter -- Helped to train in tile apprentices while tiling bathrooms, kitchens, a pool, and large industrial warehouses.
2014-2016 -- Upper Crust Finishes -- Mason's Apprentice -- Remodeled residential and commercial spaces with focus on tile and stone applications, as well as mosaics and hardwood floors. Additional jobs included shower and bathtub renovations, kitchen counters and backsplashes, and some plumbing and electrical work.
2014-2015 -- Soap Factory Gallery -- Demolished existing studio spaces and renovated a new office space, while maintaining and remodeling the art gallery.
2014 -- Machine Scenic -- Built, installed, and assisted in design for restaurant furniture, crafted furniture for private bar, set design for commercial filming
2014 -- All Service Screening -- Screen printed clothing and other merchandise
2013 -- Urban Boatbuilders -- Assisted with canoe construction in a program giving opportunities and boat building knowledge to urban youth
2009-2011 -- Arms and Armor -- Blacksmith Apprentice -- Constructed swords, daggers, polearms, and spears, developed skills in welding, forging, leather work, fine woodworking, and wax fabrication
2009 -- Curt Hoard Pottery -- Potter's Apprentice -- Created clay forms for master potter to manipulate, prepared clay, stains, and glazes, fired kilns, traveled with and assisted in pottery demonstrations throughout Minnesota
Illustration, mural painting, tile and stone work, general remodeling, sound recording and production, songwriting, ceramic sculpture and functional wares, canoe building, woodworking, matting and framing, framing walls, drywall installation, metal fabrication, comedy writing, not public speaking