Sam Guzzie

B. 1990 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Charlotte, NC

samguzzie@gmail.com

Solo Exhibitions

September 2019 ‘Private’, The Artisan’s Palate, Charlotte, NC

 

Group ExhibitionsMae

March 2020  Fee-Fi-Fo-Fems, Women's Day Show, Resident Culture, Chartlotte, NC

February 2020  STC 2nd Anniversary Show, Southern Tiger Collective, Charlotte, NC

December 2019  BLKMKT Local Exhibition, BLKMKT, Camp North End, Charlotte, NC

October 2019  Talking Walls Mural Festival Showcase, The Hole in The Wall Pop-up, Charlotte, NC

October 2019  Featured Artist, South End First Friday Gallery Crawl, Magnolia Emporium, Charlotte, NC

October 2018  Featured Artist, South End First Friday Gallery Crawl, Magnolia Emporium, Charlotte, NC

October 2017  Featured Artist, South End First Friday Gallery Crawl, Magnolia Emporium, Charlotte, NC

May 2017  Risvegliare, Revival of the Arts Showcase, Charlotte, NC

April 2017  Hart Witzen Gallery, Free-for-all Art Exhibit, Charlotte, NC

February 2016  South End First Friday Gallery Crawl February Exhibition, Magnolia Emporium, Charlotte, NC

 

Related Experience

2017-Present Founder & Program Director, Brand the Moth (nonprofit for community mural arts)

2019-Present Chairman of the Board of Directors, Festival Coordinator, Talking Walls Mural Festival, Charlotte, NC

December 2019 Artist, collaboration X Georgie Nakima, Spray Paint on Metal, The Artisan’s Palate, Charlotte, NC

September 2019 Artist, ‘The Muse,’ Mural on Brick exterior, Sunstead Brewing, Charlotte, NC  

August 2019 Artist, ‘Art Is at Once,’ Spray Paint on drywall interior, Sunstead Brewing, Charlotte, NC

August 2019 Project Coordinator, Brand the Moth X Jay Watson Community Mural, Druid Hills Elementary, Charlotte, NC

June 2019 Project Coordinator, Brand the Moth X Arko Community Mural, Project 658, Charlotte, NC

May 2019 Co-Curator & Project Manager, Talking Walls Murals (3) & Activation, Charlotte Shout! Uptown, Charlotte, NC

March 2019 Artist, collaboration X Owl, Paint Marker on Glass, UC Wine Fest, The Shoppe’s at University, Charlotte, NC

October 2018 Special Events Coordinator, Talking Walls Mural Festival, Charlotte, NC

August 2018 Lead Artist & Project Manager, Brand the Moth, Oakdale Elementary School Media Center Murals, Charlotte, NC

May-June 2018 Co-Lead Artist & Project Coordinator, 16th and Tryon Street Bridge Mural Phase II, North End, Charlotte, NC

June 2018 Co-Event Coordinator, The Impressionist’s Palate- Art in the Garden, McGill Rose Garden, Charlotte, NC

November 2017 Panelist, Drinks & Thinks, The Future of Art in Charlotte, Evening Muse, Noda, Charlotte, NC

October 2017 Project Manager, Brand the Moth X Miouxnie, Rivafinoli Passage, Gold District, Charlotte, NC

August 2017 Co-Event Coordinator, An Evening in Spain, Coffey and Thompson Art Gallery, Charlotte, NC

August 2017 Co-Lead Artist & Project Coordinator, 16th & Tryon Street Bridge Mural, North End, Charlotte, NC

July 2017 Project Manager, Solstice Tavern Mural, Brand the Moth X Georgie Nakima, Nick Napoletano, Jonay Di Ragno, Noda, Charlotte, NC

November 2016 Artist, ‘Wake the Queen’, Exterior Paint on Brick Mural, Magnolia Emporium, Charlotte, NC

2016-Present Advisory Panel, The Gold District Board of Directors, Community Arts Mural Initiative, Charlotte, NC

2012-2015 Owner and Designer, Basement Door Ink, LLC, Philadelphia, PA (Custom Screen-printing & Designs)

2006-2012 Muralist, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

Publications

September 2019 QC Nerve, Sam Guzzie Fosters Street Art Scene with Brand the Moth

November 2017 Historic South End Blog Article, Gold District Catawba Mural, Brand the Moth

September 2017 CMPD Video, 16th Street Bridge Mural, Brand the Moth

August 2017 Noda News, Cover Story, Solstice Tavern Mural, Brand the Moth

August 2017 WSOCTV Interview, 16th Street Bridge Mural, Brand the Moth  

February 2017 Winter Edition, Charlotte Living Magazine, Local Palette pg. 55, “The Wanderer” oil on canvas

 

Awards and Grants

2019 Class of SEED20 2019 Finalist, Coaches Award Recipient, Charlotte, NC

2019 QC Nerve Best of Charlotte 2019, Best Personal Instagram, Charlotte, NC

2018 Elevate Lifestyle Magazine Best of Edition - Best Public Art Award 2018, 16th & Tryon St. Bridge, Charlotte, NC

2017 South End Creative Lab Grant Winner, Brand the Moth, Charlotte, NC

 

Education

2009 -2013 Tyler School of Art, B.A Studio Art and Art History Minor, Philadelphia, PA

2008-2009 Philadelphia University, Fashion Design, Philadelphia, PA

2007 Moore College of Art, Fine Arts Program, Summer Semester, Philadelphia, PA

2004- 2008 Upper Dublin High School, Fort Washington, PA

© 2020 by Sam Guzzie