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



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

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

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


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

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


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

06.2019: Tempe Galleries, Arizona, USA


04.2019: Barcelona Foto Biennalle, Barcelona, Spain

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

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

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

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


Member of the association of american photographic artists