Samuel Jablon is an artist and poet who explores the discursivity and visuality of art and poetry, as well as the interconnection and possibilities of these two forms. He has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art (NY), The Queens Museum, MOCAD Detroit, Hauser & Wirth, Storefront for Art and Architecture, The Kitchen, Artists Space, with solo exhibitions at Freight + Volume (NY), Arts + Leisure (NY), and Diane Rosenstein (LA). His work has been reviewed in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Art in America, ARTnews, The Brooklyn Rail, BOMB, Interview Magazine, and others.

Born in Binghamton, NY


MFA Visual Art, Brooklyn College (CUNY), Brooklyn, NY
School of Visual, Media and Performing Arts

BA Writing and Literature, Naropa University, Boulder, CO
Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics

Solo + Two Person Exhibitions:

Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art
, Houston, TX (Forthcoming)

Mindy Solomon
, Miami, FL, Dirty Words: Samuel Jablon + Mark Flood (curated by Bill Arning) (Forthcoming)
Art Brussels, Freight + Volume,Brussels, BE
B.R.C., London, UK, (curated by Francesca Gavin)
B.R.C., Vitrine, Brussels, BE, (curated by Francesca Gavin)
Reading Room, Dallas, TX, Burnt By Sun

Freight + Volume, New York, NY, UNSTUNG (with catalogue) 
B.R.C., Los Angeles, CA, Doomed (curated by Brigitte Mulholland)
UntitledFreight + Volume, Miami, FL, with James Hyde
UntitledFreight + Volume, San Francisco, CA, with Kristen Schiele

Diane Rosenstein, Los Angeles, CA, Over Heard
Freight + Volume, New York, NY, Life is Fine (with catalogue) 
Arts & Leisure, New York, NY, Life is Fine (with catalogue) 

Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, NY, Storefront TV: O Me! O Life!

Freight + Volume, New York, NY, WORD:PLAY (with catalogue)

Selected Group Exhibitions:

Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NY Flat Out II
Fluc, Vienna, AT
B.R.C., Brussels, BE. Club Inaugural
BOMB Magazine, New York, NY, 38th Spring Gala
Park Place Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, TEXT
56 Henry, New York, NY. Notebook (curated by Joanne Greenbaum)
Lowell Ryan Projects, Los Angeles, CA. Mind, Body, Soul (Maysha Mohamedi, Spencer Lewis, Samuel Jablon)

Pierogi, New York, NY, Under/erasure (curated by Heather and Raphael Rubinstein)
Museum Of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit Michigan, Benefit Auction
Galleria d'Arte Jean-Francois Cazeau, Sanremo, IT
This Friday Next Friday, Brooklyn, NY Ugly Times
Deanna Evans Projects, Brooklyn NY, SCALE 
TOTAH, New York, NY, Polarities
Freight + Volume, New York, NY Summer of Love
Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York NY, Art Auction
NorthPark Center, Dallas, TX, MTV RE:DEFINE Art Auction

Artists Space, New York, NY I Love John Giorno
Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami, FL, Weekend (curated by Ezra Johnson)
YUI Gallery, New York, NY, Totally Untitled (curated by Joanathan De-Decker)
Yours Mine and Ours Gallery, New York, NY, The Roger Ailes Memorial Show
Ideal Glass, New York, NY, OUTDEOMNSOUT (mural)
Freight + Volume, New York, NY, The Secret Life of Plants (curated by Jennifer Coates & Nick Lawrence)
Paula Estey Gallery, Newburyport, MA, Summer in the City: The Brooklyn Show (curated by David Turchin)
This Friday Next Friday, Brooklyn, NY, Tough
Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Vatic Utterance
The LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY, The Tyranny of Common Sense Has Reached Its Final Stage (curated by Tomas Vu-Daniel and Rirkrit Tiravanija) 
BOMB Magazine, New York, NY, 36th Spring Gala

David and Schweitzer Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY, Making the Future
Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY (traveled to Givatayim City Gallery Tel Aviv, Israel & Trebisonda Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Perugia, Italy) Tower of Babel
The 8th Floor, New York, NY, When Artists Speak Truth
WhiteBox, New York, NY, #MAKEAMERICAGREATAGAIN (curated by Raul Zamudio, Juan Puntes and Blanca de la Torre)

Art In Odd Places, New York, NY, Recall (curated by Sara Reisman and Kendal Henry) 
New MuseumArt In Odd Places, New York, NY, Idea City
BOMB Magazine, New York, NY, 34th Spring Gala
Expo Chicago, Freight+Volume, Chicago, IL
Lodge Gallery, New York, NY, Recalled
Arts & Leisure, New York, NY, Your Bad Self (with catalogue) 
Spring Break Art Show, New York, NY, Material Transaction (curated by Alejandro Jassan)

Queens Museum, Queens, NY, ETERNiDAY
Art In Odd Places, New York, NY, Free
BAM Art Auction, New York NY 
The Kitchen, New York, NY, Benefit Art Auction
Children's Museum of Art, New York, NY, Drawn to Language  
Show Room Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY, Le Show des Amis
Life On Mars, Brooklyn, NY, Back to the Future Part 1 (with catalogue) 
Life on Mars, Brooklyn, NY, Summer Invitational
PULSE Project, PULSE NY, New York, NY, Poet Sculpture

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, Transform The World! Poetry Must Be Made By All! (curated by Kenneth Goldsmith)
Rhombus Space, Brooklyn, NY, Poetry Slam (curated by Katerina Lanfranco)
Hunter College, Thomas Hunter Project Space, New York, NY, Fracture and Fragmentation
DUMBO Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY, Poet Sculpture
Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY, do it (outside) 
HOWL Festival, Tompkins Square Park, New York, NY, Soap Box Poets
New Museum, Trust Art, New York, NY, Idea City

WhiteBox, New York, NY, Within Zero, White Box Salutes John Cage
Bowery Poetry Club, Elizabeth Murray Art Wall, New York, NY, Cluster Bomb

Al Bayrouni K30, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Brief Histories 
Flux Factory, Queens, NY, Habitable Spaces
Bowery Poetry Club, Elizabeth Murray Art Wall, New York, NY, Popular Language


Unstung, Freight + Volume, 2018
Conversations in contemporary poetics, Hauser & Wirth Publishers, 2017
Life is Fine, Arts & Leisure, 2016
Word:Play, Freight + Volume, 2014

Selected Bibliography:

Meyer, James. NOTEBOOK 56 Henry, Artforum May Issue
Russeth, Andrew.”Six Superb Shows in New York: Jessi Reaves, Mimi Gross, Nolan Simon, ‘Strategic Vandalism,’ ‘Notebook,’ and Caroline Goe”. ARTnews March 38
Ely, Paulette. MIND BODY SOUL INSTALLMENT, Flaunt Magazine, February 7
Heinrich, Will. What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week, New York Times January 23
Martin, Brittany.The Best Exhibits at Museums and Galleries in L.A. in January, Los Angeles Magazine January
Corwin, William. Under Erasure, Brooklyn Rail December 11

Chapman, Ryan. Samuel Jablon: Unstung, Brooklyn Rail October Issue
Editors. The Top 25, Cultured Magazine, Fall Issue
Stehle, Barbara. “Art Notes,” Luxe Magazine, Fall Issue
Burns, Emily. “Samuel Jablon Unstung,” Maake Magazine, October 17
Grunthaner, Jeff. “Samuel Jablon, Unstung” Whitehot Magazine, October 19
Cascone, Sarah.From Joan Mitchell’s Early Works to Daniel Arsham’s Dystopian Future: 45 Can’t-Miss Gallery Shows in New York This September.” Artnet News, August 30
Cascone, SarahEditors’ Picks: 17 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This Week, Artnet News, July 16
Chancey, Emily. "New Models". Twin Magazine, Issue 18
One Piece: "Linger Longer by Samuel Jablon." BOMB Magazine, January 26

Boucher, Brian. "See the Brainy, Angry Art of 'The Roqer Ailes Memorial Show' A gaggle of artists give the late Fox News head a satirical sendoff." Artnet News, July 13
Evans, Dayna. "This Gallery Asked Artists to Submit Work Inspired by Roger Ailes and Fox News," The Cut, July 10
Graves, Cassidy Dawn. "A 'Fair' Roger Ailes Memorial, The Secret Life of Plants, and More Art This Week," Bedford + Bowery, July 6
Sutton, Benjamin. "An Exhibition to Mark the End of the Roger Ailes Era The Roger Ailes Memorial Show: Fair and Balanced at Yours Mine & Ours is a tongue-in-cheek tribute to the recently deceased Fox News founder," Hyperallergic, July 5
Editors. "9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week," ARTnews, July 3
Farley, Michael Anthony. "This Week's Must-See Art Events: How's About Some Hot Stuff Baby This Evening?" ARTFCITY, July 3
Cascone, Sarah. "The 30 Hottest Group Shows to See in New York This Summer," Artnet News, July 3
Cascone, Sarah. "From ‘dOGUMENTA’ to ‘Seated Ballerina’: 34 Amazing Public Art Shows to See in New York This Summer Jeff Koons, Alex Prager, Marilyn Minter, and more." Artnet News, June 21
Munro, Cait. "Speeding BULLETS: Artist Sam Jablon", BULLET, June 15
Graves, Cassidy Dawn. "Art Openings", Bedford + Bowery, May 22
Farley, Michael Anthony. "This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Reading is Fundamental", ARTFCITY, May 8
Cascone, Sarah. "Editors’ Picks: 10 Things to See in New York This Week", Artnet News, April 10
Farley, Michael Anthony. " This Week's Must-See Art Events: Looming Disasters, Anxiety, Protest", ARTFCITY, April 4

Truax, Stephen. "Samuel Jablon Interview," CRUSHfanzine, September 16
Golden, Dan, "Interview Samuel Jablon," Curator, September, 13
Mylott Manning, Laura. "Interview with Artist Samuel Jablon," Artefuse, September 11
Schiff, Karen."Peace Beyond Words: ‘Tower of Babel’ at Schema Projects," Hyperallergic, May 14
Grunthaner, Jeff. "Paintings that Set Letters and Language Free," Hyperallergic, May 11
Cascone, Sarah. "Editors’ Picks: 8 Art Events to See in New York This Week," Artnet News, May 9
Editors. "Samuel Jablon Life is Fine' at Freight + Volume," ARTnews, May 9
Winstead, Ed, "Samuel Jablon," Interview Magazine, pp.30. April Issue
Kalm, James, "Painters Threesome: Samuel Jablon, Michael Berryhill and Ellen E Rand," James Kalm Rough Cut, April 28
Laster, Paul, "11 Things to Do in New York's Art World Before April 11," ObserverApril 7
Griffin, Rashawn,"An Interview with Samuel Jablon," Whitehot Magazine, April 12
Henry, Adam, "Between seeing and reading, Two Coats of Paint, April 2
Mooney, Tyrrell,"Samuel Jablon Studio Visit," MTV RE:DEFINE, January 25
Freeby, Peter, "Samuel Jablon in Conversation with Peter Freeby," The Coastal Post, January 13

Moran, Justin. "We Went to Expo Chicago 2015, So You Didn’t Have To." BULLET, September 20
Morgan, Tiernan, “ArtRx NYC,” Hyperallergic, June 16
Morgan, Heather, “Studio visit with Samuel Jablon,” Cheap and Plastique, May 18
Holman, Bob, “Samuel Jablon & Stefan Bondell,” Interview, The Brooklyn Rail, pp. 78-79, April Issue

Morse, Trent. “Samuel Jablon at Freight + Volume, Review,” ARTnews, p. 117, December Issue
Frederick, Jeff. “Samuel Jablon, Review,” Art In America, pp. 179-180, November Issue
Buhmann, Stephanie. "Drawn To Language," The Villager, September 25
Grunthaner, Jeff. “Words and Meanings: An interview with Samuel Jablon,” Whitehot MagazineSeptember 13
Hasan, Meena & Siegel, Cal."Samuel Jablon’s Word:Play at Freight+Volume",Staring At The Wall, September 9
Gleisner, Jacquelyn. "Styx & Stones// Samuel Jablon: Bootleg Devil Town," Carets and Sticks, September 9
Plagens, Peter.”Artist Mixes Texts, Images in Exhibition Titled 'Word:Play',” The Wall Street Journal, pp. A19. August  30
Jassan, Alejandro.”WORD:PLAY with Samuel Jablon,” The Wild Magazine, August 25 
Rae, Haniya. “The Sculptural Wordplay of Samuel Jablon Gives Readers Pause For Thought,” Artsy Editorial, August 22
Hyde, James. “Samuel Jablon,” Artists on Artists, BOMB Magazine, pp. 125-127, Issue 127 / Spring

Sutton, Benjamin. "NYC Artists Respond to Typhoon Haiyan with Benefit Auction," Blouin Art Info, December 9
Indrisek, Scott. "Ryan Schneider, Kristen Schiele, and Other New York Artists Support Typhoon Haiyan Relief," BlackBook Magazine, December 11
Goldsmith, Kenneth. "2013 Poet Laureate Wrap-Up," Inside/Out (a MoMA/PS1 blog), July 9
Worman, Kelly. "Samuel Jablon," Studio Spoken, May 29
Moseley, Sophia. "Samuel Jablon," Soap Box Press, December 12

Gray, Katy. "Out & About, BOMB ALERT: ROMP," BOMBlog 


Schwabsky, Barry. “Between Words and Sensuous Being,” catalogue text for Unstung
Ludwig, Justine. “Ruminations on Language, Truth, and Gesture in Response to Sam Jablon” catalogue text for Unstung
Stackhouse, Christopher. “Sam Jablon’s Painted Language” catalogue text for Unstung

Lipsyte, Sam. "Word Probs and Brain Tasers (for Ages 11 to Super Duper Old)," catalogue text for Life is Fine
von Ammon, Todd. "The Long Code and The Key," catalogue text for Life is Fine
Cloud, Mike. "Interview with Samuel Jablon," catalogue text for Life is Fine

Ostrow, Saul. "Samuel Jablon: Reflections, Words and Paintings,” catalogue text for Word:Play
Rand, Archie. “Samuel Jablon's Paintings,” catalogue text for Word:Play

Selected artist talks:

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, Visiting Artist Lecture
Tyler School of Art / Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, Visiting Artist Lecture
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, Visiting Artist Lecture
Tyler School of Art / Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, Visiting Artist Lecture
Whitney Biennial, Critical Practices, LaTableRonde, Roundtable: On Curating and Authorship, New York, NY
Hunter College, New York, NY, Visiting Artist Lecture


Palazzo Monti, Brescia, IT
Penthouse Residency, Brussels, BE
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
DNA Residency, Provincetown, RI
Ox-Bow, SAIC, Saugatuck, MI
The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside, Troy, NY