Samantha Hill is a transdisciplinary artist from Chicago, IL with an emphasis on archives, oral story collecting, social projects & art facilitations. Hill creates multi-media installations and performances within historic buildings, landmarks and public locations. She received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her BFA from Moore College of Art & Design.
Hill participated in residences, exhibitions and public projects for several venues including the Hyde Park Art Center, McColl Center for Visual Art and Innovation, Museum of Contemporary Photography: Cornerstone Gallery, Glass Curtain Gallery at Columbia College and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture at the University of Chicago. Her work is documented in several publications including the Chicago Tribune, Philadelphia Inquire, Time Out Chicago and WBEZ 90.1 Chicago Public Radio. Hill’s work is also featured in the book Problematizing Public Pedagogy, published by Routledge Press.
She received several honors including International Sculpture Center Award in 2006 & 2008, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago Trustee Merit Scholarship in Sculpture and Philadelphia Sculptors Award. Hill received a nomination for a 3Arts Award: Teaching Artist category in 2014.