2012 MFA, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2008 BA, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH


Selected Solo and Two-person Exhibitions


Samantha Mitchell, Pennswood Gallery, Newtown, PA


A Tenuous Equilibrium: Samantha Mitchell and Dena Haden. AUTOMAT, Philadelphia, PA


In Grain: Prints, Brodsky Gallery at the Kelly Writer’s House, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA,


MFA Picks: Samantha Mitchell and Matthew Colaizzo, PAFA Alumni Gallery, Philadelphia, PA


Samantha Dylan Mitchell: Totems and Topographies, Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia, PA


Our Autonomy: Portraits by Samantha Dylan Mitchell, Annual Conference, IARPP (International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy), Tel Aviv, Israel

Nothing is Sacred, Fisher Gallery, Oberlin, OH


Selected Group and Exhibitions


50 Years at Rancho Linda Vista, Triangle L Ranch, Oracle, AZ


Call and Response: An Exploration in Photography and Writing. Sol Mednick Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Meditations. Snyderman-Works, Philadelphia, PA


SCHEMA, Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE

Objects, Drawings, Translations: 10th Textile Biennial, Snyderman-Works, Philadelphia, PA

Look Both Ways, Woodmere Museum, Chestnut Hill, PA


SWAP: Four Years of Exchange at Second State Press, The Free Libary of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Five to Watch, Avery Gallery, Bryn Mawr, PA

Keeping it Real, Woodmere Museum, Chestnut Hill, PA


Before, Again, curated by Bill Scott, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

In With the New! Recent Gifts on Paper, Richard C. von Hess Foundation Works on Paper Gallery,

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA


Faculty Art Exhibition, Delaware County Community College Gallery, Media, PA

Me and Earth, Pile of Bricks, Philadelphia, PA

Small Matters of Great Importance, curated by Susan Cross, Edward Hopper House, Nyack, NY

GroupThink: Pierre S. du Pont Arts Center Gallery, Wilmington, DE


New Prints 2012/Summer, curated by Shahzia Sikander, International Print Center, New York, NY

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Elemental: Nature as Language in the Works of Philadelphia Artists, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA


Wish You Were There, University City Arts League, Philadelphia, PA              

Other Possible Titles, Grizzly Grizzly Gallery, Philadelphia, PA


12th Annual Chicago Art Open, River East Art Center, Chicago, IL,


Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.

VIDEOKILLS, AB Projekt Gallery, Berlin, Germany



Philadelphia Area Creative Collaboratives Grant, Haverford College, PA 2018

Artist in Residence, Playa, Summer Lake, OR 2017

Artist in Residence, Rancho Linda Vista, Oracle, AZ 2016

Artist in Residence, Playa, Summer Lake, OR, 2016

Artist in Residence, Caldera, Sisters, OR, 2015

Fob Holder, Second State Press, Philadelphia, PA, 2012

INDA 7: International Drawing Annual, published finalist, 2012

Merit Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 2010-2012

Finalist, Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.


Selected Collections

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Woodmere Museum, Chestnut Hill, PA

LL Funds, LLC, Philadelphia, PA

Collection of Linda Lee Alter, Philadelphia, PA

Collection of Dorothy del Bueno, Philadelphia, PA



Atlee, R.C. “Samantha Dylan Mitchell.” Proper Philadelphia, December 5, 2011.

Darrow, Chuck and Eichel, Molly. “A Star is Born.” Philadelphia Daily News, February 12, 2012.

Dirda, Michael. “Artwork by Samantha Mitchell ’08 Featured in Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.” Oberlin Review, January 08, 2010. 

International Drawing Annual 7, Cincinnati, OH: Manifest Press, 2012.

Krieger, Deborah. “Interview: Samantha Dylan Mitchell.” Printeresting, April 4, 2014.

Meyer, Ben. “A Love Letter to Rocks and Wood: Totems and Topographies by Samantha Dylan Mitchell.” The Art Blog, February 23, 2012.