A wide shot of a ceramics studio, featuring students working with pottery wheels and other tools.

Sammi Skolmoski

Program Mentor


Lecturer, Low-Res (2016). BA, 2009, San Diego State University; MFA, 2014, SAIC. Publications: Reductress; The Hard Times; San Diego Citybeat; Managing Editor at Featherproof Books; Publisher at Oyez Review. Performances: Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago; Sector 2337, Chicago; Union League Club of Chicago; Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles; Public Access, Chicago; Lithium Gallery, Chicago. Exhibitions: Chicago Public Library; Samuel, Chicago; Westin Bonaventure, Los Angeles. Residencies: Writer in Residence, Union League Club of Chicago Library. Bibliography: Surface Layers; Journey of a Radio Head. Collections: Joan Flasch Artist Book Collection. Awards: Luminarts Cultural Foundation Fellow in Writing.

Personal Statement

Waving at you from the intersection of humor & fine art. Come on over.

Current Interests

Anything that is less like a human & more like a plant, art that lets humor in, objects that are not fruit that are shaped like fruit, apologies.


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