Samuel Adam Swope graduated from the Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, majoring in Sculpture in 2007. He went on to obtain his Master of Fine Arts in Studio, Art and Technology Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2014. Swope’s works have been exhibited in various group exhibitions and festivals including “FILE 2015” (Electronic Language International Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2015) and “The Superb Meaningless Invention Exhibition” (Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 2012). In 2016, he received the Research Creation Fellowship presented by Chronus Art Center (Shanghai, China) that explores artistic applications of emerging technologies. Upon the completion of Swope’s three-month residency in 2016 a solo exhibition was held featuring based his research-based aerial artwork Floating Room.
Swope currently lives and works in Hong Kong.