Sam Contis Awarded 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship
The Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation awarded Sam Contis a 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship for her achievement and promise in the field of photography.
Sam Contis Works Acquired by The Centre Pompidou
The Centre Pompidou has acquired the following artworks from Sam Contis's Deep Springs series: Untitled (Neck), 2015; Hold Down, 2014; Pulling Back the Skin, 2014; Eggs, 2015; Red Desert (Death Valley), 2014; Shoeing, 2013; Untitled (Sheet), 2016; Cover, 2013; Arbor, 2014; Untitled (Riding the Range, ca. 1920-24), 2016.
"MASCULINITIES", featuring Sam Contis is traveling to Les Rencontres d'Arles
Day Sleeper, 2020
In this book Sam Contis presents a new window onto the work of the iconic American photographer Dorothea Lange. Drawing from Lange’s extensive archive, Contis constructs a fragmented, unfamiliar world centred around the figure of the day sleeper – at once a symbol of respite and oblivion.
Sam Contis at the Museum of Modern Art
Barry Schwabsky reviewed Sam Contis solo show "Deep Springs" in the September 2017 issue of Artforum.