Interested in images with a minimal view, Samantha Schwann’s work typically includes elements of imperfection, impermanence, or transience.   She is influenced by photographers who have blended art and conservation as a thoughtful approach to an increasingly important global conversation.    



2019: International Photography Awards, Honorable Mention, Series, “Hope Spots”

2019: Moscow International Foto Awards, Bronze, Underwater Series, “Hope Spots”

2018: International Pollux Awards, Winner, Wildlife Series, “Hope Spots”

2018: International Julia Margaret Cameron Awards, Honorable Mention, Wildlife Series : “Hope Spots”

2018: International Julia Margaret Cameron Awards, Honorable Mention, Abstract Series “Fever”


10.25.2019: Conversations with Giants, REI, Tucson Arizona

06.15.2019: The Secret World of Sharks, REI, Tucson Arizona

02.09. 2019: The Secret World of Sharks, Center for Creative Photography, Tucson Arizona

07.23.2018: Blue Hope, Phoenix Center For the Arts, Phoenix Arizona

02.23.2018: Shark Island, Center for Creative Photography, Tucson Arizona


09.2019: Hope Spots, Shemer Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

07.2019: Wabi-Sabi Landscapes, Wilding Museum of Art and Nature, CA

06.2019: Hope Spots, Okeanos, HOTE Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

05.2019: Hope Spots, Ashton Gallery, San Diego (Juror’s Choice Award), CA

06.2019: Hope Spots, Tempe Galleries, AZ

04.2019: Hope Spots, Barcelona Foto Biennalle, Barcelona, Spain

02.2019: Wabi-Sabi Landscapes, Tucson International Airport Museum, AZ

12.17.18: Tiny Works, {9} The Gallery, Phoenix AZ

07.28.18: All Art Arizona Juried Exhibition, Art Intersection, Gilbert, AZ

05.31.18: Quadratfuss Juried Exhibition, Annex Art,  San Fidel, NM

10.14.17: Salon Electra Group Exhibition, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, CA

10.28.17: Little By Little Juried Exhibition, Art Intersection, Glendale AZ

06.12.17: Wabi-Sabi Landscapes, Tucson International Airport, AZ

06.22.17: Abstracts Juried Exhibition, Darkroom Gallery, Essex, VT

02.10.17: Wabi-Sabi Landscapes Solo Exhibition, Casa Grande Art Museum, AZ

09.17.16: Duststorms to Snowstorms Juried Exhibition, Phoenix Airport Museum, AZ

03.05.16: Arizona Artists Guild Statewide Juried Exhibition, Gallery Glendale, AZ

01.30.16: SIS In The City Group Exhibition, Eloy, AZ

10.12.15: Snap To Grid Exhibition, Los Angeles Center For Digital Art, CA

05.30.15: All Art Arizona Juried Exhibition, Art Intersection, AZ

03.06.15: Eyes of the Beholder Juried Exhibition, Herberger Theatre Center, Phoenix, AZ

02.28.15: Abstracts: The Alternative Eye Juried Exhibition, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

08.26.14: Light Space and Time Juried Exhibition, Abstracts - Special Merit Award

01.04.13: The Story of The Creative Group Exhibition, See|Me Gallery, NY, NY

11.01.12: C7D-iP3 Solo Exhibition, Beaumont Gallery, Vancouver Canada


Member of the association of american photographic artists