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ABOUT SAM

Sam is a Melbourne based oil painter who paints full-time in her beautiful home studio. Sam loves putting together still life compositions and has an ever growing collection of ceramics & textiles  which she loves to include in her works. Sam is also keen to paint whichever flower is in season, with a particular love for peonies, flannel flower, magnolias & hydrangeas. 

WHAT SAM IS UP TO:

Sam works are exclusively available through her Melbourne Gallery, Gallerysmith. 2019 will see Sam working on collections with  a particular focus on travel & story telling. For any enquires or to be on the wait list, please contact Jess at Gallerysmith, click here to email. To see what Sam is up to in her studio, follow her on instagram, 'Sam Michelle Paintings'


ALL ARTWORK & IMAGES OF ARTWORK ARE THE SOLE PROPERTY OF SAM MICHELLE & MAY NOT BE USED OR REPRODUCED IN ANY WAY FOR PROFIT WITHOUT PERMISSION. 

About Sam:
Sam Michelle is a New Zealand born artist who has lived in Melbourne Australia since 2001. She has two young boys and enjoys being a mum whilst painting full-time in her home studio. Sam comes from some talented Grandparents. On one side her late Grandpa was a successful painter, her Granny a stunning sketch artist, then on her other side she has a Jewellery designing Granddad and her Nana a china doll maker/painter.

Next Exhibition (online release):

Sam is currently working on her new collection inspired by all things country. With the spring weather warming up Sam has planned some day trips to rolling hills of Victoria for some landscape painting along with some country inspired still life works with tartan being a favourite feature of Sams.

Exhibition Information:

Title:    'The Country Collection'

When:  Exhibition Online, released with Gallerysmith Tuesday October 29th 2019

Time:   10am Australian EST

More information/add name to catalogue email list: Click here or email Jess@gallerysmith.com.au

Gallery information: Gallerysmith, 170 Abbotsford Street, North Melbourne

Any questions at all, please feel free to contact Jess on the email above.

CV:

SAM MICHELLE

born Wellington, NZ, lives Melbourne

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 The Peony Portrait Collection, Gallerysmith Melbourne

2018 The Nature of Spring Collection, Gallerysmith Melbourne

2018 The Getty Collection, Gallerysmith, Melbourne

2018 The Autumn/Winter Collection, Gallerysmith, Melbourne

2018 The Summer/Autumn Collection, Gallerysmith, Melbourne

2017 EMPEREUR, Scout, Melbourne

2017 The Cloth Collection, Gallerysmith, Melbourne

2017 Effloresce, KAB Gallery, NSW

2017 Flourish, St Cloche, Sydney, Curated by Amber Creswell-Bell

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 Spring Fling, Studio Home, Christchurch NZ

2019 NEXT, Sydney Contemporary NSW

2017 The Inauguration, Southern Buoy Studios VIC

2017 Hyper-Botanica, Gallerysmith, Melbourne​

2016 Life Still, St Cloche, Sydney, curated by Amber Creswell-Bell

2016 KAB Gallery, Terrigal NSW 

2016 The Moree Gallery, Moree NSW​

2015 Brunswick St Gallery, Melbourne​

2014 Fawn Gallery, ARI, Melbourne 

2014 Art Space (launching artist), City of Casey VIC

2014 9 x 5 Group Exhibition, Walker St Gallery, Dandenong VIC ​

2013 Walker St Gallery, City of Dandenong Art Space, VIC

2013 Exhibit Artist Space, Gallery Show, Williamstown VIC

AWARDS and PRIZE EXHIBITIONS

2019 Shortlisted, St Kevins Art Show, St Kevins College, Toorak VIC

2018 Shortlisted, St Kevins Art Show, St Kevins College, Toorak VIC

2017 Shortlisted, St Kevins Art Show, St Kevins College, Toorak VIC

2017 Highly Commended, Edrington Art Show VIC

2016 Awarded ‘Home Based Business Of The Year’, Casey & Cardinia Council Business Awards VIC

2016 Best in Show, Cardinia Art Show VIC.

2015 Commissioned Artist, Holt Anzac Exhibition VIC

2015 Highly Commended, Yakkerbo Art Show, Pakenham VIC

2014 Best in Show & Feature Artist, Dromana Art Show, Dromana VIC

2014 Finalist, 'SHE' Exhibition, Walker St Gallery, Dandenong VIC

2013 Highly Commended, Edrington Art Show, Berwick VIC

2013 Highly Commended, Dromana Art Show, Dromana VIC

2012 2nd Prize & Highly Commended, Fleetwood Art Show, Berwick VIC

2011 1st Prize & Highly Commended, Fleetwood Art Show, Berwick VIC

2010 Highly Commended, South Eastern Art Festival, Berwick VIC