Sam Mapp

Sam Mapp is a Philadelphia-based artist & writer. He started this series of paintings on custom-made shadow boxes in 2016, by working from dried botanical specimens mailed to him in art history books by his sister, Nora. These paintings commemorate other paintings he & his sister once collaborated on with the late artist, Terry Adkins.

About Sam Mapp

Sam is ABD in the Ph.D. program in the History of Art at UPenn & currently the Research Lead at Apply. He’s represented by the TOWNSEND gallery in NY.