Sam Guzzie

B. 1990 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Charlotte, NC

samguzzie@gmail.com

Solo Exhibitions

September 2019 ‘Private’, The Artisan’s Palate, Charlotte, NC

November 2021 ‘Field Notes’, A Collaboration, The Artisan’s Palate, Charlotte, NC

 

Group ExhibitionsMae

 

November 2021- January 2022  ‘It Takes A Village, Labyrinth’ Mint Museum Uptown, Charlotte, NC

July-September 12, 2021 ‘It Takes A Village,’ Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte, NC

September-November 2020  Featured Artist, Counter, Charlotte, NC

September 2020  Kama, STC, Charlotte, NC

March 2020  Fee-Fi-Fo-Fems, Resident Culture, Chartlotte, NC

February 2020  2nd Anniversary Show, STC, Charlotte, NC

December 2019  BLKMKT Showcase, BLKMKT, Camp North End, Charlotte, NC

October 2019  The Hole in The Wall, Talking Walls Pop-up, Charlotte, NC

October 2019  Featured Artist, South End First Friday Gallery Crawl, Magnolia Emporium, Charlotte, NC

October 2018  Featured Artist, South End First Friday Gallery Crawl, Magnolia Emporium, Charlotte, NC

May 2017  Risvegliare, Revival of the Arts Showcase, Charlotte, NC

April 2017  Hart Witzen Gallery, Free-for-all Art Exhibit, Charlotte, NC

February 2016  South End First Friday Gallery Crawl February Exhibition, Magnolia Emporium, Charlotte, NC

Related Experience

2016-2021 Founder & Program Director, Brand the Moth, Charlotte, NC   

 

November 2021- January 2022 Concept Design and Co-Curator, ‘It Takes A Village, Labyrinth,’ Brand the Moth, Mint Museum Uptown, Charlotte, NC

July-September 12, 2021 Co-Curator, ‘It Takes A Village,’ Brand the Moth, Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte, NC

February 2021 Art Director, ‘Lift Every Voice’ Exhibit, Harvey B. Gantt Center, Charlotte, NC 

October 2020  Chairman of the Board, Festival Coordinator, Talking Walls WKND, Charlotte, NC

September 2020  Program Director, UNTITLED Street Residency, Brand the Moth X BLKMRKT, Charlotte, NC

August-October 2020  Program Director, META Mural Residency, Brand the Moth, Charlotte, NC

June 2020  Art Director, Black Lives Matter mural, Brand the Moth, Uptown Charlotte, NC

October 2019  Chairman of the Board, Festival Coordinator, Talking Walls Mural Festival, Charlotte, NC

August-October 2019  Program Director, META Mural Residency, Brand the Moth, Charlotte, NC

August 2019 Project Coordinator, Brand the Moth X Jay Watson Community Mural, Druid Hills Elementary, Charlotte, NC

June 2019 Project Coordinator, Brand the Moth X Arko, Community Mural, Project 658, Charlotte, NC

May 2019 Co-Curator & Project Manager, Talking Walls Murals (3) & Activation, Charlotte Shout! Uptown, Charlotte, NC

October 2018  Special Events Coordinator, Talking Walls Mural Festival, Charlotte, NC

August 2018  Lead Artist & Project Manager, Brand the Moth, Oakdale Elementary School Murals, Charlotte, NC

June 2018  Co-Event Coordinator, The Impressionist’s Palate- Art in the Garden, McGill Rose Garden, Charlotte, NC

May-June 2018  Project Coordinator, 16th and Tryon Street Mural Phase II, North End, Charlotte, NC

April 2018 Project Coordinator, McGill Rose Garden Community Murals, Brand the Moth, Charlotte, NC

November 2017  Panelist, Drinks & Thinks ‘The Future of Art in Charlotte’, Evening Muse, Noda, Charlotte, NC

October 2017  Project Manager, Brand the Moth X Miouxnie, Rivafinoli Passage, Gold District, Charlotte, NC

August 2017  Co-Event Coordinator, An Evening in Spain, Coffey and Thompson Art Gallery, Charlotte, NC

August 2017  Project Coordinator, BTM, 16th & Tryon Street Bridge Mural, North End, Charlotte, NC

July 2017  Project Manager, Solstice Tavern Mural, BTM X Georgie Nakima, Nick Napoletano, Jonay Di Ragno, Noda, Charlotte, NC

2016-2018  Advisory Panel, The Gold District Board of Directors, Community Arts Mural Initiative, Charlotte, NC

2012-2015  Owner and Designer, Basement Door Ink, LLC, Philadelphia, PA (Custom Screen-printing & Designs)

2006-2013  Muralist, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

Publications

 

October 2021  QC Exclusive, 'A Blank Slate,' 

August 2020  Charlotte Observer, 'Charlotte Nonprofit Inspires Conversations, One Mural At A Time' 

September 2019  QC Nerve, 'Sam Guzzie Fosters Street Art Scene with Brand the Moth'

November 2017  Historic South End Blog Article, Gold District Catawba Mural, Brand the Moth

September 2017  Video, 16th Street Bridge Mural, Brand the Moth

August 2017  Noda News, Cover Story, ‘Solstice Shines Again’, Brand the Moth

August 2017  WSOCTV Interview, 16th Street Bridge Mural, Brand the Moth  

February 2017  Winter Edition, Charlotte Living Magazine, Local Palette pg. 55, “The Wanderer” oil on canvas

 

Awards and Grants

2022 ASC’s Creative Renewal Fellowship, Semi-Finalist, Charlotte, NC

2020 Knight Foundation Grant Recipient, UNTITLED Street Residency, Charlotte, NC

2019 Class of SEED20 2019 Finalist, Coaches Award Recipient, Charlotte, NC

2019 QC Nerve Best of Charlotte 2019, Best Personal Instagram, Charlotte, NC

2018 Elevate Lifestyle Magazine Best of Edition - Best Public Art Award 2018, 16th & Tryon St. Bridge, Charlotte, NC

2017 South End Creative Lab Grant Winner, Brand the Moth, Charlotte, NC

 

Education

2009 -2013  Tyler School of Art, B.A Studio Art and Art History Minor, Philadelphia, PA

2008-2009  Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA

2007  Moore College of Art, Fine Arts Program, Summer Semester, Philadelphia, PA