Sam Modder
Sam Modder’s art tells stories—stories of people who know who they are, and take pride in that knowledge. They are aspirational self-portraits, standing out in the world, but comfortable taking up space. In fact, they demand it, expanding in scale and centrality until they overwhelm the very borders of the piece. As you look at them, they gaze directly back, demanding to be seen, not as you have been told, but as they say they are