Anastasia Samoylova is a Miami-based artist working with photography and installation. Samoylova has exhibited internationally, including Aperture Foundation in New York, Griffin Museum of Photography in Boston, and in photography festivals in Belgium, Brazil, France, Netherlands, Israel, China and South Korea. Her work is in the collections at the Museum of Contemporary Photography Chicago, Stanford University, Yale University, and Art Slant Collection Paris. Her book, Landscape Sublime was published by In the In- Between Editions in 2016. She completed an artist residency at Mass MoCA in 2017 and she is an artist in residence at the ArtCenter South Florida for the 2018-2019. In 2018 she was the finalist for the Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography and received two grants for her ongoing documentary project FloodZone, the South Arts Fellowship and Michael P. Smith Fund for Documentary Photography. Samoylova is represented by Julie Saul Gallery in New York. 

Solo Exhibitions


Landscape Sublime, Miami International Airport, Miami, FL

Landscape Sublime, Broward College, Pembroke Pines, FL


Landscape Sublime, SFO Museum, San Francisco, CA


Landscape Sublime, SUNY Geneseo, NY

Landscape Sublime, Cincinnati Art Underground, Cincinnati, OH


Landscape Sublime, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI

Landscape Sublime, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, LA


Landscape Sublime, Art Museo at Loews Chicago O’Hare, Chicago, IL

Landscape Sublime, Ear In The Envelope, Chicago, IL

Landscape Sublime, Pearce Gallery, Dunlap, IL


Illinois/One Percent, Works on Paper Gallery, Dayton, OH

5000 Head, David Erlanson Art Gallery, Decatur, IL

5000 Head, Contemporary Arts Center, Peoria, IL


5000 Head, Arts Place, Portland, IN


5000 Head, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL

Group Exhibitions


Landed. Darkroom Detroit, Detroit, MI

Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography Exhibition, Tel Aviv, Israel

Dialogue: Anastasia Samoylova and David Campany. Galerie Andreas Schmidt, Berlin, Germany

Voies Off Awards, Arles, France

Currents New Media Festival 2018, Santa Fe, NM


Re:Collection, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

Belo Horizonte’s International Festival of Photography, Brazil

Trompe L’oeil, Galerie Protégé, curated by Danielle Ezzo, New York, NY

Future Isms, Glass Box Gallery, Seattle, WA

Re/Con, Noise Gallery, Bloomington, IN

I Am A Woman Hear Me Roar, Wynwood Space, Miami, FL

Paradise, The Southern gallery, Charleston, SC


Land Forms, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY

Loving Earth, Brussels Photo Festival, Brussels, Belgium

Suwon Photography Festival, Suwon, South Korea

Represent: 29 Women We Admire, Photoville, Brooklyn, NY

High Summer, Foley Gallery, New York, NY

Summer Open, Aperture Foundation, curated by Charlotte Cotton, New York, NY

Treading Water, curated by Ryan Oskin, Kilroy Metal Ceiling, Brooklyn, NY

The Altered Landscape, curated by David F. Heustess, Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt   University, Nashville, TN

What Are You Trying To Say? SVA Curatorial Space, New York, NY


Atmosphere. Eastern Michigan University, Ann Arbor, MI

The Classical Elements. Kinfolk Gallery, Brooklyn, NY                                                  

Context 2015. Juror: Michal Raz-Russo, Curator/Art Institute of Chicago. Filter Photo Gallery, Chicago, IL

Sky. Curator: Paula Tognarelli. Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA 

Los Angeles Art Association Open Show. Juror: Susan Cross, Curator/MASS MoCA


ArtSlant Prize Exhibition, Aqua Art Miami Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL

Looking Out. Juror: Andrew Lucas, Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough, NH

The 2014 Vision Award and Benefit Auction Exhibition, Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY

Annual Fine Arts Exhibit, Foster Gallery, Peoria, IL

Aperture Summer Open, Aperture Foundation, New York, NY

New Landscapes: Allison Grant, Ana Samoylova, and Mark Dorf. Gallery 19, Chicago, IL



Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

ArtSlant Collection, Paris, France

Yale University, Sterling Memorial Library, New Haven, CT

Stanford University Library, Palo Alto, CA



And light followed the flight of sound. One day projects, October 2018

Fotomagazin Edition, Germany, September 2018

Digital Foto, Hungary, September 2018

Fisheye, FR, July 2018

Oxford American, May 2018


ArtPress, January 2017


Unseen Magazine 2016

Landscape Sublime, monograph. In the In-Between Editions, NY, June


FOAM, International Photography Magazine, April

The Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Competition 2015 Winners Catalog

Exposure, The Society of Photographic Education Journal, Cleveland, OH

The Hand Magazine, Kansas City, MO

Sky. Exhibition catalog. Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA

Darkroom Benefit Exhibition Catalog. Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL


The 2014 Vision Award and Benefit Auction Exhibition Catalog. Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY

Artist Lectures

2018 Artist Lecture at Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL

2018 The Flood of Images, The Images of Flood. Artist lecture at Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY

2017  Indecisive Moment Panel. Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

2016  School of Visual Arts, Lecture Series, New York, NY

2016  Landscape Sublime. SPE National Conference, Las Vegas, NV

2015   Blending Boundaries: Art and Photography. Osher Institute, Peoria, IL

2015  Artist lecture. Utah Valley University, Salt Lake City, UT

2015  Artist lecture. Sonoma State University, San Francisco, CA

2014  Collaborating with the Internet. SPE National Conference, Baltimore, MD

2014  Appropriation in Contemporary Photography. Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest, IL

2014  New Landscape. Panel. Latitude Chicago, Chicago, IL

Artist Residencies

2018 ArtCenter South Florida, Miami Beach, FL

2017  The Studios at Mass MoCA

2016  Fountainhead Studios, Miami, FL

2015  Latitude Chicago, Chicago, IL

2014   Prairie Center for the Arts, Peoria, IL



MFA  Bradley University, 2011  

MA  Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow, 2007