'gastown' vancouver

Sam has been displaying his paintings to art-lovers from around the world at the corner of Abbott and Water Street in Vancouver's Heritage District of Gastown since 1992. The international language of art speaks to everyone. Sam will be starting the 2020 season in the early spring. Actual dates and times will be posted on this website.


In 2019 Sam volunteered teaching art to indigenous Mayan children in Guatemala for 3 months through Project Somos. Thanks to this amazing organization for providing a brighter future for these children and to all of our generous donors for making this dream a reality.

The full size skeletal drawing from life was drawn while Sam was an art student. His paintings have been displayed in Vancouver at the Bau-Xi Gallery, the juried exhibition; 'BC Artists in the Square', The Gastown Art Company, The Gaslite Gallery, the Sinclair Center and others including many charity events, but, mostly at his favourite corner in Gastown where he has a dedicated following.

long beach, vancouver island

Sam spent one summer working for Parks Canada in Pacific Rim National Park on the west coast of Vancouver Island as Camp Attendant for Schooner Campground. This painting is a view from the cabin provided by Parks Canada looking toward Surf Rock and Long Beach. Sam has made many painting trips to this magical area and has hiked the famous 'West Coast Trail'.


Sam recently returned from a trip to China. He rode his collector motorcycle across Canada. He has run the marathon, earned his Queen Scout, private pilot license and a black belt in karate. He has traveled India and trekked in Nepal. He maintains his private studio and home in Vancouver's south False Creek.