Sam Fresquez

b. Phoenix, Arizona 1996

Solo & Invitational Exhibitions 

2019 Mujeres del Desierto, The Sagrado, Phoenix, Arizona 

2019 Documentary Video Art Festival, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art 

2019 11th Edition, Practical Arts, Phoenix Arizona 

2019 Art D’Core Gala, Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona

2019 Spatial Blanks, Modified Arts, Phoenix, Arizona 

2019 Works on Paper, Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona

2018 La Virgencita, The Sagrado, Phoenix, Arizona 

2018 Young, Gifted and Dreaming Fearlessly, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona 

2018 Nesting, Xico Inc. Arte y Cultura, Phoenix, Arizona 

2018 Chaos Theory 19, Legend City Studios, Phoenix, Arizona 

2018 Migrant Stories: Art Benefit for Kino Border Initiative, The Sagrado, Phoenix, Arizona 

2018 Art D’Core Gala, Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona 

2018 Mujeres del Desierto, The Sagrado, Phoenix, Arizona

Juried Exhibitions  

2019 Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, Arizona 

2018 Primero, Gallery 100, Tempe, Arizona 

2018 Impress, Diablo’s Printmaking Guild, Third Annual Juried Exhibition, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, Arizona

2018 Past Due: 18th Annual ABBA Book Arts Exhibition, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, Arizona 

2018 The Arizona Biennial, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona 

2018 It’s Mine I Bought It, Duo show with Merryn Alaka, Roosevelt Shipping Containers, Phoenix, Arizona 

2018 Contemporary Culture, Roosevelt Shipping Containers, Phoenix, Arizona 

 2018 Facing the Wall, Art League Rhode Island, Rhode Island 

2017 Artists Book Trade, Universitat Politècnica de València, València, Spain 

2017 Little By Little, Art Intersection, Gilbert, Arizona 

2017 To Live Without Borders, The Modified, Phoenix Arizona 

2017 National Juried Exhibition: Gateway to Imagination, Farmington Museum, Farmington, Arizona 

2017 17th Annual ABBA Books Arts Exhibition, Harry Wood Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona 

2017 All Arts Arizona, Art Intersection, Gilbert, Arizona 

2017 Bed Rest, The Unexpected Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona 

2017 Unity Through States of Being, The Modified Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona 

2017 Annual Chingóna Soles Exhibition, Luna Culture Lab, Phoenix Arizona 

2016 ABBA Show, Burton Barr Library, Phoenix, Arizona 

2016 The Future is Now, Arizona State University Exhibition, Tempe, Arizona 

2016 16th Annual ABBA Book Arts Exhibition, Harry Wood Gallery 

2016 Annual Chingóna Soles Exhibition, Luna Culture lab, Phoenix, Arizona 

2015 15th Annual ABBA Book Arts Exhibition, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, Arizona 

2014 Art Detour Duo Exhibition with Peter Deise, Phoenix, Arizona 

2013-2015 Metropolitan Arts Institute First Friday Juried Shows, Phoenix Arizona 

Collections 

Book Arts Collection, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain 

Book Arts Collection, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona 

Publications/Press

2019 Phoenix Home and Garden- Three Up-and-Coming Artists You Need To Know

2018 AZ Central- Who’s Next, 24 Creatives Building the Valley’s Art Scene 

2018 JAVA Magazine- Three Young Artists to Watch 

2018 Phoenix New Times- 25 Women Artists You Need To Know 

2017 Phoenix New Times- 50 Artists We Want to See at Chaos Theory 2017

2017 theartsbeacon.com -Unity Through States of Being at the Modified

2017 Scottsdale Modern Luxury Magazine- Upcoming Artists

2017 Arizona Artist a Day blog- Day 24, curated by Shelley Whiting 

2016 The State Press- A Buncha Book Artists turn books into art

2016 Phoenix New Times- Best Art in Metro Phoenix 

Scholarships and Awards 

2019 Arizona State University, Special Talent Scholarship 

2019 Sun Angel Scholarship 

2019 Juror’s Choice, 40th Annual Contemporary Craft Exhibition, Mesa Contemporary Art Museum 

2017-18 Windgate Foundation Scholarship

2017 Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Work Study Scholarship, Gatlinburg, TN

2015-19 Arizona State University Academic Scholarship

2016 2 Honorable Mentions, Annual ABBA Books Arts Exhibition

2016 Honorable Mention, Undergraduate Juried Show, Harry Wood Gallery 

2015 Artist of the Year Award, Metropolitan Arts Institute 

Residencies 

2019 The New York Arts Practicum, Manhattan, New York 

2019 Haystack Open Studio Residency, Deer Isle, Maine

2017-2018 Xico Galeria, Phoenix, Arizona

Experience 

2019 Studio assistant to Marisa Morán Jahn

2019 Children’s Workshop Instructor, Desert Botanical Gardens

2018 Phoenix Art Project: City Scape, and the Phoenix Art Museum 

2018 Paint Phoenix Purple Youth Art Contest Judge 

2018 Paper Marbling Workshop Instructor, Xico Inc. 

2018 Curator, In You Own Backyard group exhibition, Xico Inc. Arte y Cultura 

2018 Studio Assistant to Gregory Sale 

2018 Dry Felting workshop Instructor, Xico Inc. 

2018 Thorne Miniature Room Workshop Host, Phoenix Art Museum  

2017 Volunteer installing Bird Cloud Island Exhibition, Scottsdale Public Library

2015-19 Pyracantha Press, Research Assistant 

2016 Volunteer hosting workshops with Margarita Cabrera

2016 Jessica Spring Workshop: Daredevil Letterpress

2016 Volunteer installing Fire weather Exhibition, University of Arizona

2015 Marketing Team Member, AIESEC Arizona Nonprofit

 Education

2019 BFA in Intermedia Art, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

2017 Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2014 Pratt Institute of Art and Design Summer Program, Brooklyn, NY