Sam Samiee (b. 1988, Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian painter, visual artist, essayist and educator based in Amsterdam and Tehran. In his work, Samiee focuses on the practice of painting and creating exhibitions under the influence of long term research in Persian poetry and Adab (a synthesis of both ethics and aesthetics), psychoanalysis, and art history: an encounter between the Persian literary-humanistic perspective and the visual humanism of Western art history.