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Samantha Conlon

Born in 1990 in Ireland. Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland.
samamfaa@gmail.com / +353866635411
Founder and curator of Bunny Collective + Editor of BUNNY MAG, www.bunnycollective.com


Education
2015    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Crawford College Of Art + Design, Cork, IE
2012    Erasmus semester at  Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Tampere, FI
2011     Art and Design, Level 5, Waterford College of Further Education, Waterford, IE
2009   Photographic Studies, Level 5, St Johns College, Cork, IE


Selected Exhibitions
2012    The Coven, GLASSdoor Gallery, Montreal, CA
2012    Alone With Other People, Gabby Bess x Samantha Conlon, Art Baby Gallery, NYC, USA
2012    URL, Bunny Collective, CCAD, Cork, IE
2013    Intimates, Gal Space, London, UK
2013    Soapbox, Gal Space, London, UK
2014    Works in Progress, The Performance Caravan with Amanda Coogan, TACTIC, Cork, IE
2014    The Young-Girl’s Gaze, Bunny Collective, Soma Contemporary Gallery, Waterford, IE
2014    The Coven presents, Oakland, CA, USA
2014    The Coven presents Girlhood, San Francisco, CA, USA
2014    U Could Do Better, Art Baby Gallery.
2014    Girlhood, The Coven, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal, CA
2014    Le Sigh, Silent Barn, New York City, USA
2014    Polyester I, Shackwell Arms, London, USA
2015    SUGAR, Bunny Collective, Tactic Gallery, Cork City, IE
2015    AT THE PARTY, I WRITE WORDS ON BALLOONS, Bunny Collective + Areole, Node Gallery, Helsinki, FI
2015    Discomfort, Comfort, Brooklyn Bazaar, New York City, USA 
2015    Gaze At Me, Kadmium Gallery, Delft, NE
2015    I’m So Excited, HaHa Gallery, Manchester, UK
2015    Soft Matter, The Wonder Inn, Manchester, UK
2015    Daughters debuted at We Do Not Leave Pyramids, CCAD, Cork, IE
2016    Hers; Me, Tad Gallery, Denton, Texas, USA
2016    what we are doing, Alexandra Park, Manchester, UK
2016    Summer Pals, Camp Gallery, Montreal, CA 
2017    Fair Is Foul, Bunny Mag Launch as part of F_Festival, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, IE
2017    What Will Our Future Hold?, Dye House, London, UK
2017    Grrrl Zine Festival, Southend on Sea, UK

Curation
2012    URL, Bunny Collective, CCAD, Cork City, IE
2013    Soapbox, The Coven ,Gal, London, UK
2014    The Young-Girl’s Gaze, Bunny Collective, Soma Contemporary Gallery, Waterford City, IE
2015    SUGAR, Bunny Collective, Tactic Gallery, Cork City, IE
2015    Daughters debuted at We Do Not Leave Pyramids, CCAD Degree Show, Cork City, IE
2016    what we are doing, month of exhibitions + workshops, Alexandra Park, Manchester, UK
2017    Fair Is Foul, Bunny Mag Launch as part of F_Festival, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, IE


Published Interviews and Features
2013     The Le Sigh Bunny – Collective Spotlight, Interview with founder and members of Bunny
2013     KALTBLUT – The Coven feature and Interview 
2014     The Young Girl’s Gaze – Feature in essay by Kathryn O’Reagan
2014     Dazed And Confused –Bunny Collective interview with Samantha Conlon
2014     The Le Sigh – Girl Spotlight, Interview with Samantha Conlon
2014     VoxFeminae -  Bunny Collective interview with Samantha Conlon
2015     SUGAR – Feature in essay by Kathryn O’Reagan
2015     aqnb – Bunny Collective + Areole in Helsinki review
2015     Refinery29  - Feature of ‘Daughters’ and interview
2015     Huffington Post US  - Feature of ‘Daughters’ and interview
2015     Huffington Post UK - Feature of ‘Daughters’ and interview
2015     Brigitte.de - Feature of ‘Daughters’ and interview
2015     Red Magazine UK  - Feature of ‘Daughters’ and interview
2015     The New York Times, Frieze Edition, in print + online, Interview 
2015     i-d Magazine, Artist profile: Samantha Conlon 
2016     Commissioned video interview, Alexandra Arts + Bunny Collective
2017     Broadly, What Will Our Future Hold? Interview

Publications
2011     IGG Zine, Volume 2
2011    Shabby Doll House, Online
2011    Girls Get Busy Zine, Online
2012    Artwork for Gabby Bess’ debut novel, Alone With Other People
2012    Filthy Sluts And Pure Damsels, Hag Zine, Volume 1
2012    The CovenZine I 
2012    Bunny Mag, Zine I
2013    The Coven, Zine II
2014   Galavant Magazine, Issueno3 - WRECKED
2014    The Le Sigh, Occult Issue
2015    SUGAR Catalogue, Kathryn O’Regan
2015    We Do Not Leave Pyramids Catalogue
2015    Tigress Magazine, Issue 003 
2015    Bunny Mag, Issue 001 – Work/Labour
2015    The New York Times, Frieze Edition 
2016    Bunny Mag, Issue 002 – Fair is Foul

Residencies and Awards
2016   Alexandra Arts, Artist in residence, Pankhurst in the Park, Manchester, UK 
2016  Tipperary Artist Awards, Tipperary, IE

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