Samer Fouad is an artist and graphic designer. Although his degree is in graphic design, Fouad considers himself a mixed media artist, combining sculpture, video, graphic design, photography, digital collage, and various printmaking methods. His work has been showcased around the world, including New York City, Japan, Qatar, France, Spain, Italy and Budapest. Fouad has been published in The AIGA, Adweek, Beautiful Bizarre Magazine and Design Sponge. Fouad has lectured and given design based workshops at many universities and studios around the world and has recently given a TEDTalk on “Comfort Kills Creativity.” Fouad was an artist-in-residence for the Mana BSMT program, located at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, Palazzo Monti in Brescia, Italy, and Nouvelle Vague Gallery in Marbella, Spain. He is a co-founder of the Newark Print Shop in New Jersey. Most recently Fouad was nominated for the DesignInquiry Fellowship.

Simultaneous to his career as an artist, Fouad taught advanced printmaking and graphic design for the undergraduate BFA Program and book arts for the MFA Program, at Rutgers University in New Jersey. He was also a teaching assistant in visual communication design for the Undergraduate School of Art and Design and was a lecturer for the masters program of the School of Human Centered Design and Engineering, at The University of Washington. Most recently, he was the assistant professor of design at Pacific Lutheran University.


Samer Fouad holds an Arts, Culture, Media degree with a Bachelors in Fine Art within a concentration of graphic design and a minor in art history from Rutgers University. He also holds a Master of Design degree from the University of Washington.






The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Guggenheim

The Museum of the City of New York

The Jewish Museum

The American Museum of Natural History

The Brooklyn Museum

The Harlem Studio Museum

The Queens Museum 

El Museo del Barrio

The Whitney (the old one)

The New Museum

The 9/11 Museum

International Center of Photography Museum + Collection

Magnum Pictures

The New York Historical Society

The Brooklyn Historical Society

David Zwirner

Tanya Bonakdar Gallery

Alexander Gray Associates

Shirin Gallery NY


Pace Gallery

Petzel Gallery

Sperone Westwater


Mana Contemporary

Project for Empty Space

Solo(s) Project House

Index Art Gallery

Gallery Aferro


The Paul Robeson Gallery

303 Gallery

Metro Pictures

The Jane Lombard Gallery



Richard Meier 

Sante D’orazio

Zoe Buckman
Studio Matthews

Citi Bank

The Hole NYC

The David Bowie Foundation

Matt Damon

Derrick Adams

Mary Kate + Ashley Olsen

The Row

Jay Z + Beyonce

Kanye West (Yeezy Season 1)

Andy Warhol Foundation

The Mugrabi Family