Sam King

Lives & works in Fayetteville, AR

Recent exhibitions


Thousands of Little Folds, Forsberg Gallery, Lower Columbia College, WA (solo)


Press Record on this Painting, The Little House Gallery, Memphis, TN

Unfinished/Accidents, MANIFEST Gallery, Cincinatti, OH

Ensemble: Together Again, The Painting Center, NYC

Tapped, MANIFEST Gallery, Cincinnati


Neither Here Nor There, Visual & Performing Arts Center Gallery, Western Connecticut State University, CT

The Unusuals, The Painting Center, New York

Sentinels (II): Subvert (The Temperature, Part 7), curated by I. Breidenbach and T.Iacovino, Snag Gallery, Seattle

Print + Systems + Sound, Unrequited Leisure, Nashville

Like Mercury in the Wind, Oneoneone Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

Groundhog Days, Center for Art and Education, Van Buren, AR (solo)

Tapped, MANIFEST Gallery, Cincinnati, OH


Neither Here Nor There, Wilma Daniels Gallery, Wilmington, NC

University of Arkansas Faculty Exhibition, Meadows Gallery, University of Texas at Tyler, TX

Abstract ARt, Batesville Area Arts Council, Batesville, AR


Griffonage, Gatewood Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro (solo)

(Un)tacit, The Provincial, Kaleva, MI / Diane Endres Ballweg Gallery, Madison, WI

Abstract ARt, Rosemary Gossett Adams Gallery, Arkadelphia, AR

North of South, DRAWL Southern Contemporary Art, Little Rock, AR


New Work, DRAWL Southern Contemporary Art, Little Rock (solo)

One Night Only, 49 Wareham Street, Boston, MA

Leisure Services, Valley of the Vapors Festival, Emergent Arts, Hot Springs, AR

Selections from the Permanent Collection, Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, Fort Smith, AR

Eighth National Juried Exhibition, juried by Graham Nickson, Prince Street Gallery, New York

Luck of the Draw, arranged by Trent Miller, The Diane Endres Ballweg Gallery, Madison, WI

Abstract ARt, Henry Zarrow Center for the Arts, Tulsa, OK

Art in America on Tour, curated by Julie Torres, Elizabeth Stone Harper Gallery, Clinton, SC


Art in America, curated by Julie Torres for ARTIST RUN / Tiger Strikes Asteroid / The Satellite Show, Miami

New Paintings, Windgate Art & Design Building, University of Arkansas Fort Smith, Fort Smith, AR (solo)

Abstract ARt, Art Center of the Ozarks, Springdale, AR

Painting Never Dies, 49 Wareham Street, Boston, MA


Painting Symposium Exhibition, Spiva Gallery, Missouri Southern State University, Joplin

Abstract ARt, Kresge Gallery, Batesville, AR

Between States, SUGAR Gallery, Fayetteville (two-person show with Matt Murphy)


Between States, Laconia Gallery, Boston (two-person show with Matt Murphy)

Possible Places, Blindfold Gallery, Seattle

Commas, Arts Center of the Ozarks, Springdale, Arkansas / University of Arkansas Fort Smith *

Small Works on Paper, Arkansas Arts Council (travels throughout Arkansas)

Musical releases as Untight


States, cassette, self-released


Reverse Forecast, cassette/digital, Drawing Room Records #0017

Untight, cassette/digital, Tape Dad #043


Shelters, Monuments: Whiting Tennis & Sarah Norsworthy, The Provincial, Kaleva, MI, 2019

Brett Baker, Bottle Rocket Gallery, Fayetteville, AR, 2016

One Nite Standard series, Lalaland, Fayetteville, AR (small group shows - one work per artist, one night only), 2015-2018

Tenses of Landscape, Fine Arts Center Gallery, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, 2012


2020 Hambidge Center for the Arts

2007 Ox-Bow School of Art (fall residency)


MFA, Indiana University, 2005

BFA, University of Tulsa, 2003