Contact: sammileighmclean@gmail.com

EDUCATION
2017 MFA, Studio Art - Concentration in Printmaking 
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
2012 BFA, Studio Art - Concentration in Printmaking
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

GRANTS / SELECTED HONORS
2018 Artist in Residence, IS Projects - Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2017 Rothenberger Fellowship, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters - FAU
2017 Friedland Project Grant, Department of Visual Arts and Art History - School of Arts & Letters - FAU
2016 Advisory Board School of the Arts Creative Grant (Graduate Research Assistant to Carol Prusa - Sound Art Project)
Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, FAU
2016 Rothenberger Fellowship Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters - FAU
2015 Study Abroad Scholarship - Berlin, Germany Office of International Programs - FAU
2015 Study Abroad Scholarship - Berlin, Germany Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters - FAU
2015 Study Abroad Scholarship - Berlin, Germany Visual Art and Art History Dept.- FAU
2015 Lynn Travis Stender Art Scholarship Women in the Visual Arts, Inc.
2015 Rothenberger Fellowship Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters - FAU
2014-2017 Graduate Teaching Assistantship Printmaking, Florida Atlantic University
2012-2014 Artist in Residence Dreyfoos School of the Arts - West Palm Beach, FL
2008-2012 School of Art & Art History Talent Grant University of South Florida
2008 Dreyfoos School of The Arts Foundation Scholarship Dreyfoos High School of the Arts

SOLO / TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2019 If I can’t see you from here, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL
2018 Installation, Thunderlandia, West Palm Beach, FL
2018 Reactive Objects, IS Projects, Ft Lauderdale, FL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Upcoming HOME (Local/Non-Local), PBSC, West Palm Beach, FL
2019 Arboreal, Bailey Contemporary (BaCa), Pompano Beach, FL
2019 Exposed, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL
2018 Pushing the Pull, The Projects, Fort Lauderdale, FL
2018 Highs + Lows, 1310 Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL
2018 Holding Pattern, Fritz Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL
2018 Educators and Artists, Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth, FL
2017 Liminal Encounters, Fritz Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL
2017 (Guest Curated) SURFACE, Resource Depot - West Palm Beach, FL
2017 Seeking Shelter, Theater Lab - Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
2017 Biennial Faculty Exhibition 2017, The Schmidt & Ritter Gallery - Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
2017 (Guest Curated) In Practice, IS Projects - Fort Lauderdale, FL
2017 Little Triggers, Tempus Projects - Tampa, FL
2017 Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, The Schmidt Gallery - Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
2017 Landing, Cornell Museum of Art – Old School Square, Delray, FL
2016 Florida Femme, The Box Gallery – West Palm Beach, FL
2016 Lucent, Cornell Museum of Art - Old School Square, Delray Beach, FL
2015 Rebound, Gamut Space, Zine Publication
2014 You Are Here, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL
2013 SUSTAIN, Art House of Delray, Delray Beach, FL
2012 House Warming, Art House of Delray, Delray Beach, FL
2012 The Vault BFA Thesis Exhibition, Downtown Tampa, FL
2012 Lucid Living, Centre Gallery, Tampa, FL
2008-2012 Art House, USF College of the Arts, Tampa, FL
2008 Myth, USF Printmaking Exhibition - Honorable Mention, Tampa, FL

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2017 - Present Gallery Coordinator / Workshop Coordinator, IS Projects
2017 - Present Adjunct Professor of Printmaking, Florida Atlantic University
2016 - Present Teaching Artist, Norton Museum of Art
2016 Research and Studio Assistant to Visual Artist, Carol Prusa
2016 Visiting Artist, University Galleries Artist Mentorship Program Camp
2015 - 2017 Laser Cutter Technician, FAU
2014 - 2017 Graduate Teaching Assistant, FAU
2014 Printmaking Instructor, Armory Art Center
2012-2014 Printmaking Instructor, Dreyfoos School of the Arts