“Isolation Paintings ‘Blind Faith'” by Sam Shaffer

The back of my head—golden locks and a bald spot. Elements back and forth, added and erased. Some have only one element.  Some two.  Some three. a process both random and deliberate—to find new ways for exploring.

Begin with a photo or another artist I can steal from—a kernel, a detour—back and forth, add and subtract. Taking out what seems fluffy or decorative.  Hoping at the end, something will appear out of what is left.


size 20″ x 30″ x 1″
medium Acrylic, Oil on Canvas
Price NFS


Bio/CV

Sam Shaffer
Abington PA
[email protected]

EXHIBITIONS
Biennial Invitational Art Exhibit, Fall 2019, Episcopal Cathedral of Philadelphia

Second Annual Grand Exhibition, Fall 2019, Masonic Temple of Philadelphia

Time Zero and Beyond, Summer 2019, Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts

International Juried Exhibition, Center for Contemporary Art, NJ, 2017

New Paintings, Cella Luxuria in cooperation with Savery Gallery, 2015

Woodmere Annual 2014, Woodmere Museum, Philadelphia,  2014

New Paintings, Sarasota Arts Council, Sarasota FL, 2011                                       

Florida Annual 2010, Boca Raton Museum of Art, 2010

One-Man Painting Show, Frostburg State University, 2010                                       

Group Painting Show, Topaz Gallery, Queens NY, 2008

Group Painting Shows, Michael Walls Gallery, NYC 1987, 88, 89   

Group Painting Shows, Ruth Siegel Gallery, NYC 1985, 86

EDUCATION
Pratt Institute, MFA in Printmaking, 1979

Frostburg State University, BS, 1977

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