2000 MFA, Savannah College of Art and Design

     1992, BS in Studio Art, Tennessee State University.

     The Arts have played a major role in Samuel Dunson’s life since his youth.  He was fortunate enough to be born into a household where exposure to the Arts was as important as academic study.  Samuel's Fine Art's  began at Tennessee State University.  Early in his academic and artistic pursuit, Samuel chose to concentrate on 3D works, but soon thereafter he moved towards painting and drawing  Upon receiving his BS in Studio Art, he searched and found representation for his paintings.  From his exhibition record and portfolio, he gained admission into the Savannah College of Art and Design under a Presidential Fellowship award. After a successful two years, he received an MFA in painting. Samuel now exhibits his paintings in group and solo shows on a regular basis.  His works have been reported and critiqued in art journals and newspapers alike. 


Samuel teaches painting, drawing and 2D design, as well as Art Appreciation at Tennessee State University.  He has been employed by the University since 2000.