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Education:
MFA, Painting and Printmaking, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2014
Art Students League, Figure Drawing and Figure Sculpture, NY, NY, 2001-2002
BFA, Painting and Drawing, Minor: Printmaking and Art History, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 1985
Pratt in Venice Scholarship, Art History, Painting, Drawing, Venice, Italy, 1984
Parsons School of Design, Visual Arts, NY, NY, 1981
North Carolina School for the Arts, Winston Salem, NC, 1980-1981
Solo Exhibitions:
2013  Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA
2012 “Garlic Labyrinth” Ilium Space, Troy, NY
2010  Sam Altekruse, “ Recent Large Scale Works” Troy, NY
2008 “Troy Factory Paintings”, River St. Gallery, Troy, NY
2007 “Paintings from the Calakmul Pyramids”, Xpuhil Gallery, Xpuhil, Mexico
2005 “Kruetzberg Paintings”, Chemnitzplatz Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2004 “Works from Malawi to Mexico”, Calderon Gallery, Ashville, NC
2000 “Mexico Landscape Paintings”, Dwyer Gallery, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
1999 “The Figure”, Alan Ferrar Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1997 “Sam Altekruse Landscape Paintings”, Timothy Tew Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1983 “Silkscreens and Installation”, South Carolina Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
Group Exhibitions:
2015 “Black Corn, Zinnia and Pumpkin Flower”, Installation, Red Hook, NY
2014 “Small Works”, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2014 808 Gallery, Boston MA
2006 “Fence Select”, Juried Show by Nato Thompson, Curator of Massachusetts Museum of 
Contemporary Art (Mass MOCA), Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY
2001 “Art Students League Annual Juried Show”, Art Students League, NY, NY
1996 “Allied Artists Juried Show”, Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN
1995 “Sam Altekruse - Alan Fetus Paintings”, Timothy Tew Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1992 “Sam Altekruse Paintings from Mexico, Clinton Pellier Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1990 “Juried Show” Honorable Mention, curator Benny Andrews, COCA, Seattle, WA
1988 “IV Printmakers”, San Cristobal de la Casas, Chiapis, Mexico
1984 “Pratt in Venice Group Show”, Venice, Italy
Stage/Museum Design:
2009 C-R Productions, Stage Set Design, Backdrop and Scenic Painting, Cohoes, NY
1992 Theatre at Café Toulouse, New Orleans, LA
1983 South Carolina Museum of Art, Adjunct Gallery, Columbia, SC
1982 Broadway Production, Created Landscape Paintings for Stage Design, NY, NY
Related Experience:
2012-2014 Sherman Gallery, Exhibition Coordinator, Boston, MA
2001 Gilhooley Designs Ltd., Silkscreen printmaking
1985–Present, Historic Home and Building Renovations
1987-2015: Ongoing extensive travel throughout Africa, Asia, the Mid-East and Latin America creating 
groups of mix media watercolor work encompassing the people, landscape, and architecture, past and present, with a focus on the cultural and historical aspects of unique and rich societies. The purpose of 
these ongoing travels is to create a network of outreach and interaction between cultures and to 
experience and reflect on differences and commonalities in order to develop familiarity and 
understanding amongst diverse cultures.
External Links:
Studio visit: Sam Altekruse
Garlic Labyrinth (Installation)