Jonah Samson

Jonah Samson creates work that merges photographic, filmic and painterly processes. Absurdist theatre and literature are often referenced in his evocation of the bizarre and offbeat. His work has been exhibited in North America, the United States and Internationally. Samson is currently based in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

Biography

Exhibition — Every Exit is an Entrance Somewhere Else, 2016

Exhibition — Dream Distortion, 2015

Jonah Samson, Two archival pigment prints, 2017, Unique Pair, 20 inches Height x 30 inches Width.
Jonah Samson, Two Archival pigment prints, 2017, Unique Pair, 20 inches Height x 30 inches Width.
Two vintage silver gelatin prints, parakeet feathers, 2017, 18 inches Height x 11 inches Width.
Two Vintage silver gelatin prints, parakeet feathers, 2017, 18 inches Height x 11 inches Width.
Four archival pigment prints, 2017, approximately 46 inches Height, dimensions variable.
Four Archival pigment prints, 2017, approximately 46 inches Height, dimensions variable.
(Left to right), Jonah Samson, Archival pigment print, rooster feathers, 2017, 24 x 31 inches; Archival pigment print, horsehair, lead crystal, silk, 2017, 24 x 31 inches; Archival pigment print, silk scarf, 2017, 24 x 31 inches.
Jonah Samson, Archival pigment print, rooster feathers, 2017, 31 inches Height x 24 inches Width; Archival pigment print, horsehair, lead crystal, silk, 2017, 31 inches Height x 24 inches Width; Archival pigment print, silk scarf, 2017, 31 inches Height x 24 inches Width.
Jonah Samson, 39 Silver Gelatin Photographs mounted to dibond, 2017, custom built shelves, 9 feet long, vertical dimensions variable
Jonah Samson, 39 Silver Gelatin Photographs mounted to dibond, 2017, custom built shelves, 9 feet long, vertical dimensions variable
Jonah Samson, Gold-toned Van Dyke print, peony, rhubarb root, 2015, 17 x 24 inches.
Jonah Samson, Gold-toned Van Dyke print, peony, rhubarb root, 2015, 17 x 24 inches.
Jonah Samson, Cyanotype, wild blueberry, blackberry, 2015, 16 x 20 inches.
 Cyanotype, wild blueberry, blackberry, 2015, 16 x 20 inches.
Jonah Samson, Gold-toned Van Dyke print, 2015, 18 x 24.5 inches.
Jonah Samson, Gold-toned Van Dyke print, 2015, 18 x 24.5 inches.
Jonah Samson, Gold-toned Atlantic sea salt print, 2015, 15.25 x 20 inches.
 Gold-toned Atlantic sea salt print, 2015, 15.25 x 20 inches.
Jonah Samson, Every Exist is an entrance some place else III, 2015, Five vintage silver gelatin photographs
Jonah Samson, Every exit is an entrance some place else III, 2015. Five vintage silver gelatin photographs. Approximately 24 x 27 inches
Jonah Samson, Cyanotype, wild blueberries, Atlantic sea salt, 2015 16 x 20 inches
 Cyanotype, wild blueberries, Atlantic sea salt, 16 x 20 inches, 2015

 

Jonah Samson, Cyanotype, red maple leaves, Atlantic sea salt, 17 x 21 inches, 2015
Cyanotype, red maple leaves, Atlantic sea salt, 17 x 21 inches, 2015

 

 

 

Jonah Samson, Gold-toned Atlantic sea salt print with kelp, 2015 13 x 17.5 inches (left) Gold-toned Van Dyke print with kelp and Atlantic sea salt, 2015 13 x 17.5 inches (right)
Gold-toned Atlantic sea salt print with kelp, 13 x 17.5 inches (left), 2015
Gold-toned Van Dyke print with kelp and Atlantic sea salt, 13 x 17.5 inches (right), 2015
Jonah Samson, Cyanotype, sumac, mountain ash berries, 2015 22 x 32 inches
Cyanotype, sumac, mountain ash berries, 22 x 32 inches, 2015
Jonah Samson, Every Exit is an Entrance Somewhere Else, 2015 Three vintage silver gelatin prints, 8 x 10 inches each
Every Exit is an Entrance Somewhere Else,Three vintage silver gelatin prints, 8 x 10 inches each, 2015