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Sam Guzzie

B. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

samguzzie@gmail.com

Solo Exhibitions

August 2023  ‘The Biblio Collection’, Biblio, Charlotte, NC

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

 

Group Exhibitions

March-May 2023  Installation, 'Picasso Landscapes Out of Bounds,' Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte, NC

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

August 2022 'Safe Space,' OBRA Gallery, Charlotte, NC

November 2021- January 2022  Installation, ‘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, Charlotte, 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 2018  Featured Artist, First Friday Gallery Crawl, Magnolia Emporium, Charlotte, NC

October 2017  Featured Artist, First Friday Gallery Crawl, Magnolia Emporium, Charlotte, NC

April 2017  Hart Witzen Gallery, Spring Exhibit, Charlotte, NC

February 2016  First Friday Gallery Crawl, Magnolia Emporium, Charlotte, NC

February 2015  The Salon, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Appointments

2017-2023  Founder & Program Director, Brand the Moth, 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 Mural Arts 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,’ Mint Museum Uptown, Charlotte, NC

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

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

September 2020  Program Director, UNTITLED Street Residency, An Experimental Residency Program, Charlotte, NC

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

June 2020  Art Director, Black Lives Matter Mural, Uptown Charlotte, NC

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

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

August 2019  Project Coordinator, Community Mural, Druid Hills Elementary, Charlotte, NC

June 2019  Project Coordinator, Community Mural, Project 658, Charlotte, NC

May 2019  Co-Curator & Project Coordinator, Talking Walls Murals & Activation, Charlotte Shout! Uptown, Charlotte, NC

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

August 2018  Lead Artist & Project Coordinator, 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, North End, Charlotte, NC

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

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

October 2017  Project Coordinator, 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 Mural, North End, Charlotte, NC

July 2017  Project Coordinator, Solstice Tavern Mural, Noda, Charlotte, NC

 

Awards, Grants and Residencies

August 2022-August 2023  Artist-in-Residence, Biblio, Octave Galleries, Charlotte, NC

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

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 Public Art Award 2018, Charlotte, NC

2017  South End Creative Lab Grant Winner, Charlotte, NC

 

 

Publications

July 2022  Charlotte Observer, ‘Death of a Profession'

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'

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

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

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