Jonah Samson

Jonah Samson is a self-taught artist who has exhibited nationally and internationally. He presented his first solo exhibition with Macaulay & Co. Fine art in 2015 and his exhibition Another Happy Day (2013) at Presentation House was listed as one of the top 10 shows that season by Canadian Art magazine. Other exhibitions include Otherworldly at the Musée Eugène Leroy, France and the Museum of Arts and Design, New York, and Unearthed at Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in the U.K. 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. He currently lives in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

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

 

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

 

 

 

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″ (left), 2015
Gold-toned Van Dyke print with kelp and Atlantic sea salt, 13 x 17.5″ (right), 2015
Jonah Samson, Cyanotype, sumac, mountain ash berries, 2015 22 x 32 inches
Cyanotype, sumac, mountain ash berries, 2015, 22 x 32″
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, 2015,  8 x 10″ each

 

 

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