Cherie Sampson has worked for over 25 years as an interdisciplinary artist in environmental performance, sculpture and video art. She has exhibited internationally in live performances, art-in-nature symposia, video/film screenings and installations in the US, Finland, Norway, Holland, Cuba, France, Greece, Italy, India, Spain, Hong Kong and other countries.
Sampson is the recipient of a number of fellowships & grants including two Fulbright Fellowships to Finland (1998 & 2011), a Finnish Cultural Foundation Grant, Finlandia Foundation Grants and multiple internal research grants for artistic projects from the University of Missouri.
She is divides her time between the University of Missouri where she is an Associate Professor of Art and her organic farm in Northeast Missouri where she initiates and creates many of her art works in the cultivated and wooded environments. She is a bureau member of Artists in Nature International Network (AiNIN) and involved with AgArts as media coordinator. Sampson received her Master of Fine Art Degree in Intermedia & Video Art from the University of Iowa in 1997 with a minor in Sculpture.