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Sam Guzzie

B. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

samguzzie@gmail.com

Solo Exhibitions

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

 

Group Exhibitions

March 2023-Present  Museum Commission, Installation, Playing Pablo, Picasso Landscapes Out of BoundsMint Museum Randolph, Charlotte, NC

December 2022  'Hunnid Dollar Art Fair,' BLKMRKT, Camp North End, Charlotte, NC

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

November 2021 ‘Field Notes’, Collaborative Exhibit x Hannah Fairweather, The Artisan’s Palate, 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

December 2019  BLKMRKT Showcase, BLKMRKT, 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

Residencies and Fellowships

August 2022-Present  Artist-in-Residence, Biblio, Octave Galleries, Charlotte, NC

March 2022  Creative Renewal Fellowship, Semi-Finalist, Arts and Science Council, Charlotte, NC

Professional Appointment's EA

2017-2022  Founder & Program Director, Brand the Moth, Public Art 501c3 Non-Profit, Charlotte, NC

2019-April 2021  Chairman of the Board, Talking Walls Mural Festival, Charlotte, NC

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

 

 

Related Experience

April 2022  Public Commission, ‘Where Inspiration and Strength Bloom,’ Collaborative Mural, Duke Energy, Charlotte, NC

Nov 2021-January 2022  Art Director‘It Takes A Village: Labyrinth,’ Brand the Moth, Mint Museum Uptown, Charlotte, NC

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

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

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

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

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

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

June 2018  Co-Event Curator, 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, Brand the Moth, 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 Curator, An Evening in Spain, Coffey and Thompson Art Gallery, Charlotte, NC

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

July 2017  Project Manager, Solstice Tavern Mural, Brand the Moth, Noda, Charlotte, NC

Awards and Grants

2022  QC Nerve Best of Charlotte 2022, Best New Public Art, 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

Publications

July 2022  Charlotte Observer, ''Death of a Profession.' Why one of Charlotte's Most Prominent Muralists is Walking Away' 

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, Gold District Catawba Mural, Brand the Moth

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

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

Education and Certification

Death Doula Certification, 33-training hours, International End-of-Life Doula Association (INELDA)

BA Studio Art, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

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