1986 Born, Philadelphia, PA

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY



B.F.A., New York University, New York, NY



Hey, You're Part Of It, JTT, New York, NY


No Hanging Out, Tanya Leighton, Berlin, DE

Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK

Town Crier, American Medium, Brooklyn, NY


All Dogs Are Pets, JTT, New York, NY


Jeff Cold Beer, JTT, New York, NY


Borna Sammak: Best Buy, Best Buy, New York, NY. curated by Thomas McDonell



Pockets For Losers, East Hampton Shed, East Hampton, NY


As Is Wet Hoagie, Oko, New York, NY with Alex Da Corte


2007 - 2015-ish

Double Happiness with Bennet Williamson, Jeff Sisson and Eric Laska



Mad World, Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

'Nothing Will Be As Before' - Ten Years of Tanya Leighton, Tanya Leighton, Berlin, DE

Pine Barrens, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY

Nudes, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK


ABSTRACT / NOT ABSTRACT, Gagosian, Moore Building, Miami Design District, Miami, FL

The Age of Ambiguity, Vito Schnabel Gallery, St. Moritz, CH

Divided States of America, The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, New York, NY


Shut Up and Paint, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, AU

OVERPOP, Yuz Museum, Shanghai, CH. Curated by Jeffrey Deitch and Karen Smith

Young Adult, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Halftime in America, Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles, CA

Speed Show LA, IPC Bang Internet Cafe, Los Angeles, CA


The World is Made of Stories, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, NO

The Now Forever, Basilica Hudson, Hudson, NY. Curated by Michael St. John

Reagan Babies, Ms Barbers, Los Angeles, CA

The Rainbow Serpent, Gagosian Gallery, Athens, GR

Transmission Legacies of the Television Age, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, AU

Crunchy, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY. Organized by Clayton Press and Gregory Linn.

Eagles II, Galería Marlborough, Madrid, ES


Michael St. John, Borna Sammak, Martha Rosler, Andrea Rosen, New York, NY


MODE, Foxy Production, New York, NY

DSM-V, The Future Moynihan Station, New York, NY. curated by David Rimanelli, presented by Vito Schnabel

Why is Everything the Same?, Shoot the Lobster, New York, NY. works from the Collection of Anne Collier and Matthew Higgs

Ivory Tower, Fjord, Philadelphia, PA. curated by Kaitlynd O'Doherty and Sarah Pater

Dead Zone, Nudashank, Baltimore, MD

Analogital, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT


Pop-Up Shop, Strange Loop Gallery, New York, NY

Style is the Tailor, American Medium, New York, NY

Ugly Broke Sober, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, NY. curated by Adam Sherman and Kathleen Cullen

Brand Innovations for Ubiquitous Authorship, Higher Pictures, New York, NY. organized by Artie Vierkant & Higher Pictures

B-Out, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY. curated by Scott Hugg

Bulletin Boards,Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY. curated by Matthew Higgs

Textual Attraction, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY


Borna Sammak, Fourth Wall, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

Distributed Collectives, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA


Black Mondays: Good Visions, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, NY. curated by Thomas McDonell

Short Term Deviation, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY. curated by Jie Liang Lin

Troll, envoy enterprises, New York, NY. curated by ctrl + w33d


Black Mondays, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, NY. curated by Thomas McDonell

Paws with Claws II, Video Gallery, Brooklyn, NY DH

A Dry Run, Charlie Horse Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. curated by Catharine Ahearn


New Blood, vertextlist, Brooklyn, NY DH


Laugh Now Cry Later, Island 6 Art Center, Shanghai, CN


Kamp K48, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY. curated by Scott Hug



Russeth, Andrew. Please Buy Me These Artworks: 34 Highlights From Art Basel Miami Beach 2018, ArtNews. December 5.

Wolens, Ariella. Borna Sammak, Art in America. September.

Rimanelli, David. Borna Sammak, Artforum. June 15.

Creahan, D. New York - Borna Sammak: "Hey You're Part Of It" At JTT Through June 17, 2018, Art Observed. June 6.

Borna Sammak, The New Yorker. May 28.

Corcoran, Heather. Bright Young Things (including cover art), Time Out New York. April 25 - May 1, 2018.

Nazif, Perwana. Eradicating Traditional Boundaries at Independent New York. Elephant. March 10.

Neuendorf, Henri & Schneider, Tim. 8 Irresistibly Elegant Booths at the 2019 Independent Art Fair. Artnet. March 9.

7 Booths Not to Miss at Independent New York 2018. Cultured Magazine. March.


30 Young Artists to Watch in 2018. Cultured Magazine. November.

Simonini, Ross. Artist Borna Sammak is Ready to Start Over. Interview. September.

Taylor, Elise. Bob Colacello on Blurred Art, “Blurred Lines,” and Christmas Gifts from Andy Warhol. Vanity Fair. January 27.


Hinton, F.T. borna sammak @ american medium reviewed. aqnb. June 16.

Lesser, Casey. 21 New York Gallery Shows Where You'll Find Exciting Young Artists This May. Artsy. May 5.

Gingeras, Alison. Sightlines. Art In America. May.

Our picks from the Independent fair. The Art Newspaper. March 4.

Boucher, Brian. The Top 10 Booths at Independent New York 2016. Artnet News. March 4.

Green, Chris. Fresh New Digs for Aging Independent. Art F City. March 4.

Indrisek, Scott. Independent New York is a Cut Above, Moment by Moment. Blouin ArtInfo. March 3.

Indrisek, Scott. Independent Keeps It Cool. Blouin ArtInfo. February 19.


Finch, Maggie. Transmission: Legacies of the Television Age. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, AU.

Rule, Dan. Best in show: our pick of what’s showing in galleries around town. The Sydney Morning Herald. July 10.

Forbes, Alexander. New Media is the Language of Emerging Artists at Art Basel Statements. Artsy. June 17.

Kazakina, Katya. Cohen, Marron Descend on ‘Riotous’ Art Basel Shopping Spree. Bloomberg Business. June 17.

Chu, Christie. Collectors Swoon Over Young Galleries at Art Basel’s Statements Sector. Artnet News. June 17.

Gottschalk, Molly. 15 Must-See Booths at Art Basel.. Artsy. June 17.

Piepenbring, Dan. Crunchy Systems. The Paris Review. January 22.


Rimanelli, David. Top of 2014. Artforum. December.

Shiffman, Allyson. Art, Power, and the Sandwich. Interview. September.

Stipanovich, Alexandre. Borna Sammak. Flash Art. May.

Walker, Elspeth. Borna Sammak: All Dogs Are Pets.. Daily Serving. Online: April 10.


Stipanovich, Alexandre. 'As Is Wet Hoagie’: Alex da Corte & Borna Sammak at Oko Gallery, Opening Ceremony. August 26.

Jovanovic, Rozalia. Luxembourg & Dayan Spin-Off OKO Gallery Features Mind-Altering Hoagie. Blouin: ArtInfo. August 8.


Droitcour, Brian. Artforum Critics’ Picks: Borna Sammak.. Artforum.com. Online: May 24.

Short List. The New Yorker. May 21.


Archey, Karen. Borna Sammak Opens Video Exhibition in Best Buy, New Yorkers Annoyed.. Art Fag City. Online: October 9.

Konya, Keehnan. One Night At Best Buy: A Discussion Between Kari Altmann, Thomas McDonnell, and Borna Sammak. Art in America. Online: October 6.


Olson, Marisa. Lost Not Found: The Circulation of Images in Digital Visual Culture. Words Without Pictures. September 18.

Moody, Tom. Notes on Borna Sammak Curating Himself into the New Museum. www.tommoody.us. February 26.


Baker, R.C. Beauties and Beastliness. The Village Voice. August 15.


Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, NO

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, AU