Samantha Scherer

Such a Perfect Day

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Samantha Scherer, Splintered, 2018, graphite on paper, 10 x 10 inches, framed, $950.


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Samantha Scherer, 01-011, watercolor on stained paper, 2.5 x 2.5 inches, framed, $400.

These Are Their Stories

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Samantha Scherer, Yes We R OK (detail), 2014, 11 x 11 inches, framed, $600.

We Are OK Here

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Samantha Scherer, Informal Group Portrait (III), detail, 2009, watercolor on paper, 10 x 20.5 inches, $500.

Selected Works

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Biographical Information

(American, b. 1970) Samantha Scherer is an artist working primarily in graphite and watercolor. Her intimate works on paper reference photographs of major disasters and catastrophes as well as images from films and television shows as she explores themes of loss and conflict. Scherer is particularly interested in popular media and its ability to imprint our imaginations, creating and changing histories before our eyes. Please note that other works may be available that are not currently on our website.

Samantha Scherer studied printmaking in school, earning a BFA from Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO, and an MFA from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. She has exhibited nationally, and is the recipient of 4 Artist Trust GAP grants, and was a finalist for the 2015 Betty Bowen Award. Her works have been collected by The University of Washington’s Henry Art Gallery, the City of Tacoma, Tacoma WA, the Microsoft Art Collection, Redmond WA and the City of Seattle, Seattle WA.

Related Samantha Scherer News

Newsletter: December 2021 News

December 9, 2021
Artist news and exhibits + new inventory by gallery artists. Click to read and subscribe to G. Gibson Projects newsletter.
Samantha Scherer, 4 Sale Like New (detail), 2014, 22 x 22 inches, framed, $850.

Drawing Exhibit – 2020 TBA

April 15, 2020
In partnership with Oxbow, we look forward to scheduling a group drawing exhibit as health restrictions allow.
Eirik Johnson, I LOVE YOU, 2015, archival pigment print, 40 x 32 inches, archival pigment print, edition of 5, $5500.

BE MINE – online exhibit

February 4, 2020
Our new online exhibit BE MINE is a selection of work by 25 artists in the spirit of seeking love, joy, comfort, color, and place.
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SAMANTHA SCHERER – Henry Art Gallery

November 20, 2019
Gallery artist Samantha Scherer exhibits works from her ongoing series These Are Their Stories at the Henry Art Gallery on the campus of the University of Washington.