Education: 

MA, Slade School of Fine Art, London, 2017

Erasmus Exchange Semester, Academy of Fine Art, Vienna, 2009

BA (Hons), The Glasgow School of Art, 2011

 

Selected Exhibitions (*Solo): 

2024 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROJECT with Sixtyeight Art Institute and Fishtank/Social Hub, Copenhagen (Upcoming)

2024 KONTUR, Grafiska Sällskapet i Stockholm, Stockholm, November-December (Upcoming)

2023 *ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, MINERAL, Foyer Gallery, Statens Værksteder for Kunst, Copenhagen (August 3rd – September 4th)

2023 *INDUSTRIAL AND HORTICULTURAL METAPHORS, Danske Grafikeres Hus, Copenhagen

2023 TATE MODERN LATES, Tate Modern, London (Artist Talk, Magdalena Abakanowicz exhibition)

2022 APPARITIONER OVER UTTERSLEV, Bonamatic, Copenhagen

2020 DRAINING OF THE TANKS, Vermilion Sands, Copenhagen 

2019 STAGED ON SCREEN, Tate Exchange, Tate Modern, London (Screening)

2019 *NESTING, WATERING, PICTURING, SET, London 

2016 (UN)DOING, (UN)MAKING. Hardwick Gallery, Cheltenham 

2014 *CUT/PROMPT (collaborative with Douglas Morland), 68 Art Institute, Copenhagen 

2013 *MONOLOGUE, OK Corral, Copenhagen 

2012 *GUERRE-EN-SCENE Glasgow Project Room 

2011 SAM DEROUNIAN ALEX IMPEY FLORRIE JAMES CONOR KELLY GRAHAM KELLY KARI ROBERTSON TESSA LYNCH CHARLOTTE PRODGER MICHAEL SMITH, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow 

 

Collections:

City of Copenhagen Visual Arts Council (Københavns Kommune Rådet for Visuel Kunst), 2022

Funding Awards: 

Artist in Residency (Huskunstnerordningen) Funding Award, Danish Arts Council (Statens Kunstfond), 2024

City of Copenhagen Visual Arts Council (Københavns Kommune Rådet for Visuel Kunst), Exhibition Funding Industrial and Horticultural Metaphors, 2023

Danish Arts Council (Statens Kunstfond) Open Residency Pool Funding Award, 2015 

Danish Arts Council (Statens Kunstfond) Production of New Work Funding Award, 2014 & 2015 

Glasgow Life Visual Artist Funding Award, 2011/12

Press:

Sam Derounian – Industrial and Horticultural Metaphors at Danske Grafikeres Hus in Kunsten.nu, 2023 

Truls Melin at Bonamatic, Exhibition review in Magasinet Kunst, 2021 

Kristina Bengtsson Silent Performer at C.C.C. Exhibition review in Idoart, 2020 

Rebecca Thandi Norma, ‘Six Exhibits to See at Copenhagen Photo Festival 2015’, The Scandinavian Standard, 2015 

Misforståelses Kunst, Interview with Sam Derounian and Douglas Morland in Kunsten.nu, 2014 

Transmission Gallery Group Show exhibition review by Talitha Kotze in The List, 2011 

 

Artist Residencies: 

DANISH ART WORKSHOPS (Statens Værksteder for Kunst), 2022/23

CREATIVE LAB RESIDENCY, CCA Glasgow, 2015 

STEINPRENT STONE LITHOGRAPHY RESIDENCY, Torshavn, Faroe Islands, 2011 

Curating: 

(Un)doing, (Un)making. Hardwick Gallery, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, 2016