Kristine Samuelson is an independent filmmaker who creates documentary essays that have screened in film festivals worldwide, including Sundance, New York, Chicago, Rotterdam Stichting, Mannheim, and San Francisco. Her work has also been shown at numerous cultural institutions, such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York, SFMOMA, and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. She is the Edward Clark Crossett Professor of Humanistic Studies at Stanford University, where she has served both as Chair of the Art & Art History Department and the Department of Communication. Samuelson has also served as Director of the Program in Film and Media Studies and been on the Board of the Independent Television Service. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Arthur and Lillie and has received Artist's Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Japan-US Friendship Commission, the Cite Internationale des Arts, and the California Arts Council. With John Haptas, she recently completed a documentary feature, Tokyo Waka, which has been shown widely at domestic and international festivals and screened theatrically at the Film Forum in New York. Samuelson is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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Oil on canvas
Holbein, Hans the Younger (1497-1543)
Photo credit: Erich Lessing / Art Resource, NY
Silk, paper, plexiglass, lights, electronics, 2800 bug pins