Samael Leopold-Sullivan creates visceral creatures in dialogue with industrial spaces, deepening self-understanding and reflection within the viewer. They graduated Cum Laude from Macalester College in 2014 with a B.A. in Studio Art and Environmental Studies, and completed an M.F.A. in Sculpture/Dimensional Studies at Alfred University in 2019. Active in the Conspiracy of Strange Girls, they also volunteer at the Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center. Leopold-Sullivan has outdoor sculpture installed at Salem Art Works and Sculpture Trails Outdoor Museum, and their work is carried at the Nokomis Gallery, XII Vultures, AZ Gallery, and Dare Minneapolis. Recent solo exhibitions include Un(Mother and child) at the Sears Gallery at Macalester College and Seeking Space at Red Garage Studio, with one coming up at Squirrel Haus on June 11th (Holding Pattern). Currently Leopold-Sullivan is the Interim Gallery Coordinator at Artistry and a teaching artist at Chicago Ave Fire Arts Center and Artistry.
Photo: Matthew Olson
© Samantha Leopold-Sullivan