Samara Kaplan

Director of Talent and Creative

Samara Kaplan is an LA native with experience in art criticism and curation. She holds a PhD in Art History and has worked for some of LA + NY’s premier arts institutions, including LAXART, Christie’s, and The Kitchen.

Samara continues to work as an independent curator and artist advisor. Most recently, she produced sold-out performance events for homeLA (a platform for dance in residential spaces) as well as curated an original exhibition at The Mistake Room (a non profit contemporary art gallery).

As Director of Talent & Creative at RYB, Samara continues to find new ways to support and realize exceptional creative projects.

She also makes art and volunteers with Inner-City Arts.