INQUIRY – Michelle Samour: Artist

Program: Inquiry
Host: Mark Lynch
Station: WICN Public Radio
Date: May 13, 2015 – 2:30pm

Description: Tonight on Inquiry we speak with artist Michelle Samour, whose work was recently on exhibit at the Fitchburg Art Museum. Her work is about the aesthetics of the natural world and our obsession with classification and collecting. Eyes and viruses are just a few of the inspirations for her work, which is made with pigmented abaca fiber among other material. Tune in for a fascinating talk with a very unique artist.

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Program: The Front Row
Station: KUHF News 88.7 / Houston Public Media
Date: April 19, 2011 – 8:00pm

Description: Visual artist, Michelle Samour, guides us through her installation, Truth and Transience, at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft. Using handmade paper, paint and light boxes, Ms. Samour creates an environment that is part science and part imagination, and which allows us to explore the microscopic biological world of viruses – beautiful in their infinite variety of colors and patterns – but also potentially deadly…

Surface Design
Spring 2013

ARTnews Magazine
May 2009

Sept/Oct 2002

Summer 2000

The DeCordova Annual
Exhibition Catalog – 1999


Artscope, November/December 2015
“Cut.Paper.Fold,” by James Foritano

Surface Design Journal, Spring 2013
“First Person"

Hand Papermaking Magazine, Winter 2010
“The Pulp Painting Symposium in San Antonio," by Lynn Sures and Beck Whitehead

The Boston Sunday Globe, April 12, 2009
“Drawn to go beyond pen and paper,” by Cate McQuaid

ARTnews Magazine, May 2009
Reviews: National, "A Fresh Look: Gallery NAGA Boston," by Joanne Silver

Hand Papermaking Magazine, Winter 2007
“Pulp Function,” reviewed by Michelle Samour

The Boston Globe, November 28, 2003
“The visceral power of textures is the fiber of their work," by Cate McQuaid

The Concord Journal, October 23, 2003
“Fiber Art exhibit opens at Art Association," Michelle Samour, Page 3

Fiberarts Magazine, September/October 2002
Vol. 29, No.2 Cover, Featured Artist
“The Largest Reaches of Life,” by Micah Pulleyn

Beat Magazine, May 2002
Cover, Featured Artist
“Pulp Fiction,” by Beth Surdut

The Boston Globe, July 12, 2002
“Group show at Kingston has range, substance," by Cate McQuaid

The Boston Herald, January 19, 2001
“Grace is in the details at craft exhibit," by Joanne Silver

Hand Papermaking Magazine, Summer 2001
Vol. 16 No. 1 Anniversary Issue, Selected Artist

The Beacon, July 26, 2001
“Papermaking as an art form leads to grant for local artist," by Michael Wyner

Hand Papermaking Magazine, Summer 2000
Cover, Featured Artist
“Wondering Outloud,” by Michelle Samour

The deCordova Annual 1999 Catalogue, Nick Capasso

The Boston Globe, 1999
“Art in cycles at the deCordova Annual,” by Christine Temin