JCCS is Jack Samels, an art Director and designer living and working
 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

I was born in West Virginia 1988, grew up in small town Massachusetts,
worked in Chicago and New York doing a million different things, and have found myself in Amsterdam.

Check out my art practise on www.jacksamels.com

You can track my studio activity, photography and
general visual journal @jack_samels.

Thanks for stopping by!


Art Director + Designer at WEAREPi* in Amsterdam
*Design, Art Direction, Print Mechanicals, Video Editing, Book Layout, Website
*Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, After Effects, Premier, Lightroom


Worked in the design department at The Jewish Museum in NYC, organized a factory in Queens for Shapeways, was a sculptor in NYC with Justin Matherly & Diana Al-Hadid and before that designed interiors and built furniture with WRK Design

Selected Press

Art Feature. Harpers Magazine. Page 17. August 2017. Print.
Featured on NOICE
Interviewed on Young-Space.com
Featured in The Steidz Magazine Online
Featured on Toombes.com
Featured on For-Example.com
Featured on UncommonTendancy.com


Low Contrast, Oxford House, Amsterdam, 2017
Scope Presents: Sam Hertz and Jack Samels, Spektrum, Berlin, 2017
Vessels, Wolvenstraat Bar, Amsterdam, 2016
Juried Show, Rabbithole Gallery, New York, NY, 2016
familiar.Caves, Wright Museum of Art, Beloit, WI, USA, 2011


©2017, Jack Samels