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Sweet Samson is based in Los Angeles, CA



Master of Fine Arts. OTIS College of Art and Design. Los Angeles, CA

Fine Arts Diploma. University of the Arts London (Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design)

BA in Applied Design. Moscow State University of Design and Technology


Solo shows 

2020. Echo. Crescent Studios. Los Angeles, CA

2015. Countless Grey. Proxy Gallery. Los Angeles, CA

2015. On the Edge. S.T.Art Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2014. Nesslessness. Helen Bolsky Gallery. Los Angeles, CA 

2013. Perplexity. Director's Gallery, SCIART. Camarillo, CA


Selected group shows

2022. New Babylon.  Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Rostov on Don, Minsk. Russia, Belorussia

2022. Avant-garde. Likhachev Cultural Center. Moscow, Russia 

2021. Dream and Cosmos. Tushino Art Museum. Moscow, Russia

2020. ЯROSSIYA. Tushino Art Museum. Moscow, Russia

2020. MOST. Gallery NA KASHIRKE. Moscow, Russia

2019. Bridge Cross The Abyss. Don Public Gallery. Rostov On Don. Russia (Announced)

2019. Seekers. Nout Gallery. Cairo, Egypt

2019. World-Theatre. Metamorphosis. Lermontov Library Exhibition Center. Kaluga, Russia

2017. Ex Nihilo. La Macina Di San Cresci. Italy

2017. Small works. ROY G BIV Gallery. Columbus, USA

2017. Archi Idea. Art Idea. Orchid. Drezden Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2017. Through Prism of Time. Don Public Gallery. Rostov on Don, Russia

2016. Insight. Gallery NA KASHIRKE. Moscow, Russia

2016. Red and Black. Gallery NA KASHIRKE. Moscow, Russia

2015. Bridges Self. WAH Art Center. New York, USA

2015. Landscapes of abstraction. Central House of Artists. Moscow, Russia

2015. East-West. Gallery NA KASHIRKE. Moscow, Russia

2014. Wet Paint Biennial. Zhou B Art Center. Chicago, USA

2014. Eleven. Helen Bolsky Gallery. Los Angeles, CA

2013. Snake road. Helen Bolsky Gallery. Los Angeles, CA 

2012. Beyond Spirit of Time. JJ Davies Gallerie. Moscow, Russia

2012. Other skin. O.R. Space. Los Angeles, CA

2012. CSM Gallery. London, UK


Media coverage

2022. Islander movie

2016. Interview. Kultura TV Federal Channel. Russia

2015. Interview. KCHUNG radio 1630 AM. Los Angeles, CA


Press coverage

2019. Architectural Digest Russia/"Apartment in the spirit of the 1960s in Moscow"/ Article by Olga Sorokina

2016. "International Art Exhibition Insight"/ Article

2016. "Samson at the 'Insight' exhibition”/ Article

2016. "Insight" /Article

2016. Kommersant/ "On the fields of Russian abstractionism"/ Article by Auren Habichev

2015. Komsomolskaya Pravda/"Acclaim of novelty"/ Article by Yana Alexandrova

2015. "Sweet Samson's Dynamic Carbon"/ Interview by Petr Markov

2015. Moskovsky Komsomolets/ "Art from Past to Future"/Article by Matvey Sokolsky

2015. Arguments and Facts/ "Contemporary Artist Sweet Samson"/ Article

2015. ARTREVUE/ "Dynamic Carbon"/  Article by Anna Dargan

2015. Evening Moscow/ "Countless Grey in City of Angels"/ Article by Alexandr Semin

2015. Komsomolskaya Pravda/ "Art on the cutting edge"/ Article by Yana Alexandrova

2015. Kommersant/ "Technology in Contemporary Art of Sweet Samson"/ Article by Mikhail Petrov

2015. TextileArt/ "Misterious futuristic forms by Sweet Samson"/ Article by Mary Stratan

2014. artNXTlevel journal/"The National Wet Paint Biennial Returns to Chicago"/ by Sergio Gomez



2016. "Abstract Art Through Prism of Nesslessness"/ International Journal of Advanced Research (IJAR)

2016. "Proxy Gallery 2013-2016" / Book / by Annetta Kapon 

2015. "Metaphysical Art. Transitions of creativity"/ International Journal of Advanced Research (IJAR)

2015. "Sweet Samson's riddle. A Guide to Dynamic carbon"/ Practical Manual             

2015. "Carbon Fiber Art"/ Catalog

2014. Essay on color/ Book of collective essays"Psychohromatic"

2014. Essay "Point of Nesslessnes"/

2013. Interview/ Book of interviews "I have a Lobster"           


Permanent collections

Yuko Nii Foundation. New York, USA

Vozrojdenie Fund. Moscow, Russia

J&J Davies Private Art Collection. Russia, USA

Anisimova Art Private Collection. Moscow, Russia



Creative Union of Artists of Russia. Member

Union of Russian Abstractionists. Member

Professional Artists Union of Russia. Member

International Academy of Contemporary Arts. Honorary Member of Academy

Eurasian Art Union. Member 


Awards and achievements

2021. Russian Art Awards. Finalist

2021. Kazimir Malevich's Gold medal for innovation in Art

2021. Art Excellence Award. Silver and Bronze Medals

2020. ЯROSSIYA. Tushino Art Museum. Moscow. Laureate

2016. Certificate of Honor for the contribution in Russian Contemporary Art. by CUAR

2016. Insight. Gallery NA KASHIRKE. Moscow. Laureate

2015. Landscapes of Abstraction art project. CHA, Moscow. Laureate

2015.  Artavita Art Competition. Finalist

2015. Light Space & Time Annual Art Competition.  Winner in 3-D Category

2014. ArtSlant Award. Showcase Winner in the mixed-media category

2012. Otis College of Art and Design scholarship