Samantha Fickel 


2016 MFA Art and Technology, SAIC, Chicago, IL.

2014 B.F.A Sculpture and Installation, Integrated Media Minor, OCAD University,Toronto, ON.


2015/2016 SAIC Second Year International Graduate Scholarship

2014/2015 Sir Edmund Walker Award

2014/2015 Ellen Sandor Scholarship

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Interspace, Stuart & Co Gallery, Chicago, Il.

2014 Ocular Instrument, NoFoundation, Toronto, ON.


2020 Zoom Against the Machine Virtual Screening, Public Space One, Iowa City, USA

2020 Commiserate Chicago 2020 , University of Chicago, Chicago, USA     

2020 CodeX: Playable and Disruptive Futurist eARt, Onsite Gallery, Toronto, CA   

2019 Candyland Chicago, Rutcorp, Chicago, IL.

2018 Her Environment: Murmurs & Palpitations, TCC Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2017 Vector Festival Pattern Recognition: Five Years of Vector, InterAccess, Toronto, ON.

2016 Passage, Stuart & Co Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2016 MFA Exhibition, SAIC, Chicago, IL.

2015 Waveforms: Material Immaterialities, Sector 2337, Chicago, IL.

2014 100th Annual Graduate Exhibition, OCAD University, Toronto, ON.

2013 Impressions [in Constraint], OCAD University, Toronto, ON.

2013 Being Ourselves + Others, OCAD University,Toronto, ON.

2013 OCADU Retrospective Show, OCAD University,Toronto, ON.

2012 Art On Water, Welland Recreational CanalCorp. Welland, ON.

Visiting Lectures

2019 Plexiglass, Artist Talk, The University of Chicago, Chicago IL.

2016 Keep in Touch, Artist Talk, SAIC, Chicago, IL.

2015 Between Realities, Artist Talk, SAIC, Chicago, IL.

2014 Art and Technology Grad Talk, SAIC, Chicago, IL.

Professional Experience

2016-2018 3D Graphic Studio Artist, Zing & How Design, Chicago, IL

2016-2017 Photo/Video Event Technician, The Bosco, Chicago, IL

2016 Teaching Assistant SAIC Public Light & Space

2015-16 Kinetics Lab Technician SAIC

2015 Teaching Assistant SAIC Neon Animation

2015 Teaching Assistant SAIC Hacking the Object

2014/16 Teaching Assistant SAIC Art and Technology Fundamentals