Samantha Bittman received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2004 and her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2010. She has participated in residency programs at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, and Ox-Bow School of Art.
In 2012 she was a recipient of the Artadia Art Award. Recent solo exhibitions include Picture Structure at Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL; Number Cruncher at Longhouse Projects, New York, NY; and Soft Counting, at Greenpoint Terminal, Brooklyn, NY. She has been included in recent group exhibitions at Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY; David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL; Shane Campbell Gallery; and Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL.
She is currently on faculty at the Rhode Island School of Design and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and is a participant in the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program in Brooklyn, NY.