Sam Easterson

Visual Arts, 2001

Sam Easterson’s video art has been shown by institutions including the Whitney Museum of American Art (Whitney Biennial), the Walker Art Center, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, the Williams College Museum of Art in Williamstown MA, the World Wide Video Festival in Amsterdam, the European Media Arts Festival in Osnabrück, the Sydney Film Festival, and the CyberArts Festival in Boston. He has been reviewed in The New York Times, the Village Voice, and FlashArt International, among other publications. Easterson is also the Founder and Director of Animal, Vegetable, Video, an organization dedicated to building the world’s largest and most comprehensive library of video footage that has been captured from the points of view of animals and plants. The organization has been profiled by the Sundance Channel, Minnesota Public Radio, Filmmaker Magazine and RES, and their work has been exhibited at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. Sam Easterson holds a BFA from The Cooper Union and an MS in Landscape Architecture from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Awards and Accomplishments


Easterson's work is featured in the 2012 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar

2006: Easterson receives a City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship

2003: Easterson is included in the exhibition AMERIĀ©AN [email protected] at Ronald Feldman Gallery in New York

2003: Easterson is interviewed live on CNN

2003: Easterson is featured in _Filmmaker Magazine_