sami cronk
sami cronk is a visual artist and illustrator based in richmond, va. her work is an exploration of happier worlds than here-- celebrating themes of homelife, jewishness, innocence, and personal growth. Using bold colors and texture, she makes sculptural paintings and playful art objects. Her designs attempt to create universally relatable cheer.

currently thinking abt dinner parties, intimacy through cooking, and tablescapes
Contact:


︎ hello.samicronk@gmail.com

︎ @samicronk




CV:

b. 1992

Education

2014 BFA, Visual Communication Art and Design, VCUArts, Richmond, VA


Solo + 2 Person Exhibitions

2021  title TBD, The Pink Gallery, Richmond, VA (upcoming)
2021  (An)other Day, Baby Blue Gallery, Chicago, IL
2019  At Home + Not At Home, Iwamotocho Studio, 3331 Arts, Tokyo, Japan
2019  For you (and me), Mezzanine @ Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA
2018  How was your day today?, The Pink Gallery, Richmond, VA

Select Group Exhibitions

2021  Group Show, Shrine NYC, virtual exhibition
2020  Roses are Red, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA
2020  34th Annual Collectors’ Night: On Fire, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
2020  Hello There, Quirk Hotel Main Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
2020  Making Arrangements, Goodyear Arts, Charlotte, NC
2015  Elbow Room Collective Showcase, Gallery 5, Richmond, VA
2014  Frontier, Gallery 5, Richmond, VA
2013  Comm Arts Juried Group Show, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA


Awards

2018 Slowdown Studio Art Comp Winner/Collaborating Artist
2013 Mallary Callan Scholarship for the Arts


Residencies

2019 AIR 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo


Murals/Installations

2020 Let it Snow/Laissez la neige /눈아 내려라!, BBGB, Richmond, VA
2019 Sleepy Dreamy Room 301, Quirk Hotel, Richmond, VA
2019 Peep Show, BBGB, Richmond, VA
2017 Tokura Farm, Okayama, Japan
2017 Happy Goat House, Tottori, Japan