Samuel Albaugh is an interdisciplinary artist, born in Flint, Michigan. Raised in a family of Stone Masons, growing up in that tradition of building. He studied at College For Creative Studies in Detroit, as well as School of The Art Institute in Chicago,  is living and Working in Detroit Michigan. Drawing influence from Contemporary Midwestern American youth culture, with a deep interest in DIY methods of making and ways of being.

Born 1996 Flint MI.




2019 BFA, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI


2018 AICAD Exchange Program, School of The Art Institute of Chicago





-Capillary, site specific exhibition, Herman Kiefer Medical Complex

-Flexible/Durable, Popps Packing

-Ground Swell and (2): Slow, Liquid Mobile Projects (solo)

-Krasl Art Museum, 2019 Public Sculpture Exhibition


-High Octane, Live Coal Gallery, MI


-College for Creative Studies juried exhibition, MI


-Interventions, Public Performance, Chicago Blue Line, In collaboration with students

from the Chicago College of Performing Arts.



-Fall Residency Exhibition Live Coal Gallery, MI


-College for Creative Studies juried exhibition, MI



-College for Creative Studies Juried Exhibition, MI


-Fresh Meat, U245 Gallery, MI




-Herrera, Arturo. Barbed Magazine: Issue #10, Escultura de la Frontera: Border Sculpture Fall/Winter 2020-2020, January 2021


-Sharp, Sarah. Last Call With Sam Albaugh, Breakfast With The Artist, June 25, 2018


-Blessman, Paige. Fresh Meat At CCS, The Social Metro, September 24, 2016


Relevant Projects


2019    -Olfactory Art and Scent Workshop, coordinated with, and led by Kevin Peterson,

Detroit, MI


2018    -High Octane, curated with Alec Kwiecinski, Live Coal Gallery, MI


2016    -Fresh-Meat, curated with Ackeem Salmon, U245 Gallery, MI