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Paintings

The Milk Bar Crew

Buddha’s Palm Tattoo Gallery 313 N Main St, Sebastopol, California 95472 Television viewers around the world know Sam Roloff from his appearances on his brother’s reality show, “Little People, Big World” on The Learning Channel. But art connoisseurs know Roloff as a prolific Portland, Oregon-based painter with an eye for beauty, whimsy, and piquant social […]

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Limited Palette Paintings: A Group Show at Cerulean Gallery

Are you looking for something original, simple, beautiful, and affordable? Roloff’s color-field paintings offer more than just a simplified color palette and unique texture for your space he also adds his personal history and charm to every piece.  Limited Palette Paintings for the Month of May, artist reception May 4th 4-9pm “First Thursday” 2017. The majority […]

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Brothers Grimm Fairy Tale Art Show

Gretel of Hansel and Gretel a portrait by sam roloff oil painting 3261

Thursday, April 7 at 5 PM – 8 PM Portland’5 Centers for the Arts 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, Oregon 97205 Opening Reception for the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tale Art Show! The Brothers Grimm originally released these collected tales, sinister, enchanted and dark, as children’s stories implicating the morals of the time and they continue to […]

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Fine Art Posters Now Available

Realizing that my original oil paintings are priced for longevity, I decided to offer up affordable posters for art lovers on a budget. These sizes are fixed to 12 x 18, 12 x 15 and total paper size 14.5 x 22.5 in. If you would like a particular size, please contact me.       […]

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Private Art Sessions with Sam Roloff

An experience beyond the currently popular, basic paint-and-wine-event trend, an afternoon with Portland artist Sam Roloff provides a more unique, tailor-able experience for individuals or couples.  A graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute, Sam has been a professional artist for over 15 years, and truly enjoys sharing his skills and enthusiasm with non-painters and […]

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Artists Repertory Theatre – Tribes

The Geezer Gallery presents: The Ring Master by Sam Roloff The Ring Master is a new collection of oil on canvas and limited prints by renowned Portland artist Sam Roloff to compliment Artists Repertory Theatre performance of “Tribes”. As in life, the circus if filled with odd characters, many of which have a great deal […]

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Exclusive viewing at Prima Salon

Sam Roloff standing infront of Prima Salon Portland Oregon nw 13th and Burnside

  Sam Roloff has been working on his latest series of Black & White paintings since 2010,  after four years the collection is complete. These paintings are a wonderful compliment for an aesthetic that is elegant and refined.  The paintings are bold in nature but with a clean form that fits in best with a simple […]

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Happy New Year 2014

sam roloff, holly green, jeremy roloff, nye, roloff farms, 2014

Having fun on NYE 2013, wishing you a wonderful new year. Below are some personal photos from my brother’s NYE party at Roloff Farms. Sam Roloff and Holly Green at NYE party at Roloff Farms 2013. Photo Credit (c) Jeremy Roloff  

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The Blues at White Space Gallery

For one month (January 2014) my complete Blue Series will be on display at White Space Gallery in Portland.  Stop by or contact me for a private viewing. Details on FaceBook              

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Women of Portland hangs at PRIMA Salon

Prima Salon Sam Roloff Art Show 2012

This new and exciting series of paintings can be seen at PRIMA Salon. Each one of the paintings are inspired by real women that Sam Roloff has found on Facebook. Download Price List as PDF. If you are interested in a commission, let me know and we can talk about the process.     Second […]

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“The Maker’s Dozen” 13 Lucky artists of different media exhibit together

Peoples Art of Portland, Po Boy Art/Jason Brown, and Chris Haberman presents… “The Maker’s Dozen” 13 Lucky artists of different media exhibit together The Maker’s Dozen is based off the Baker’s Dozen (a baked batch of goods composed of 13 components). Working from all different media, these Maker’s of art are: Beth Myrick – Spray […]

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Heart and sole

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Yolo Lounge Portland Oregon

NEW YEARS EVE 2012 – BEGINNING OF THE END AT YOLO LOUNGE Yolo Lounge 412 SW Fourth Avenue Portland OR 97204 503.719.6901     See more abstracts.

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Nancy’s Butterfly

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The Year of the Dwarf

Title: The Year of the Dwarf Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 54 x 30 inches Series: Back-Story Under Painting ID#: SGR3053 Year: 2010 Original:  $800

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Connecting the Dots

Oil painting connecting the dots, by Sam Roloff SGR3155 Portland artist

Connecting the Dots   Title: Connecting the Dots – Beware of Eric Dencer Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 4 x 6 ft or 42 x 72 Series: Backstory Under-Painting ID#: SGR3155 Year: 2011 Original: Contact Artist

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Stephanie Maul

Title: Stephanie Maul Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 24×36 inch Series: Woman of Portland ID#: SGR3150 Year: 2011 Original: $800

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“Live Painting” on the streets of Portland

Here I am in front of my new painting that I was working at Willamette Gallery for First Thursday in the Pearl. On September 1st 2011 at NW 12th and Hoyt st. Portland Oregon. Photo credit: Lauryn Hare

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Sophia – Woman of Portland Series

Title: Sophia Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 72 x 48 in Series: Women of Portland ID#: SGR3005 Year: 2010-11 Price for Original: $1,200 Description/Notes: Go to the next page to see photos of what is under the current layer. This painting is currently hanging at Cafe Nirvana in Portland Or. [imageflow id=”45″]

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The Great Collapse aka the Economy

Title: The Great Collapse (lady liberty falls to her knees) aka the Economy Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 40 x 30 inches Series: Back-Story Under Painting (The first in the series) ID#: SGR3023 Year: 2009-10 Price for Original: $2,000 Description/Notes: This painting was inspired by the recent economic crisis.  It’s hard to tell from the image […]

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First Thursday Art Exhibit “Women of Portland”

The inspiration for painting a series of women residing in a particular city first occurred in 1993 when Roloff was living and painting in Prague. The artist was impressed by the city of Prague and the remarkable style of its female residents. The result was a cathartic outflow of heartfelt portraits.  The series was and […]

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The Northwestern Myth of the Floating Cross

Title: The Northwestern Myth of the Floating Cross Size: 30×40 inches Medium: Oil on Canvas ID#: SGR3025 Year: 2010 Price: SOLD – Privately held by Katy Kennedy of Tacoma, WA Description: This painting first started as a piece called “The Pool of Galkyd” but as with the fate of most of paintings, I painted right over […]

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Sophia

Title: Sophia Loren ID #: SGR3016 Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 18 x 24 inches Date: 2009 Photo Credit: Max Chau Price: SOLD – Privately held by Dr. Ryan Anderson

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December in Portland 2009

Title: December in Portland 2009 Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 36 x2 4 inches Series: Northwestern ID#: SGR3011 Year: 2009 Price: SOLD – Privately held by Matthew Baker [imageflow id=”150″]

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Jory Soil and the Ring of Eternal Mystery

Title: Jory Soil and the Ring of Eternal Mystery Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 60 x 30 inch Series: Back-Story Underpainting ID#: SGR3059 Year: 2010 – 2011 Price for Original: $1,200  Description/Notes: Go to the next page to see photos of what is under the current layer. [imageflow id=”199″]  

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Amanda Knox -update

Title: Amanda Knox Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 60 x 60 inches Series: Women of Portland ID#: SGR3066 Year: 2009 – 2011 Price for Original: NOT FOR SALE Description/Notes: The painting and the back-story deals with the tragic events of the past few years of Amanda Knox who is currently serving a life sentence in Italy for the […]

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Agent X

Title: Agent X Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 36x 24 Series: Northwestern ID#: SGR3011 Year: 2010 Price: SOLD – Privately held by Sharron & Neil Anderson [imageflow id=”149″]

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Cheryl Roloff in three parts, photos from SF

Title: Cheryl Roloff in three parts, photos from SF Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 40 x 30 inches Series: Portraits ID#: SGR3110 Year: 2011 Price: $800 Description/Notes: Go to the next page to see photos of the back-story underpaintings.

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Google vs. China

Title: Google vs. China Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 24 x 24 inches Series: Northwestern ID#: SGR3026 Year: 2010 Price : SOLD – in the private collection of Ed and Shiloh Metcalf Description/Notes: Go to the next page to see photos of what is under the current layer. [imageflow id=”165″] From CNN.com Google’s threat to shut […]

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Portland Aerial Tram at OHSU 1

Title: Portland Aerial Tram at OHSU 1 Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 18 x 24 inches Series: Portland City Scapes ID#: SGR3024 Year: 2010 Price: SOLD – Privately held by Sandi Collins Hildreth Description/Notes: [imageflow id=”163″]

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Geek Love

Title: Geek Love Medium: Oil on Panel Size: 36 x 24 inches Series: Backstory-Underpainting ID#: SGR3015 Year: 2010 Price: $500 Description/Notes: Geek Love is a novel by Katherine Dunn, published completely by Alfred A. Knopf (a division of Random House) in 1989. Dunn published parts of the novel in Mississippi Mud Book of Days (1983) and Looking Glass Bookstore Review […]

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Battle of the Sexes

Title: Battle of the Sexes Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 47 x 30 inches Series: Olander ID#: SGR3013 Year: 2008-2011 Price: $650 [imageflow id=”152″]  

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King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

Title: King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden Medium: Oil on Linen Size: 48 x 72 inches Series: Olander ID#: SGR3012 Year: 2009 – 2011 Price: SOLD – In the private collection of  Kari Freeberg Carney of Portland Description: The creation of this painting was inspired by a patron’s commission.  It is part of a series […]

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Vogue Woman |||

Title: Vogue Woman ||| inspired by an earlier painting of the same image Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 30 x 40 inches Series: Women of Portland ID#: SGR3101 Year: 2011 Price: $800 Description/Notes: Go to the next page to see photos of what is under the current layer.

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Marilyn Monroe

Title: Marilyn Monroe Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 18 x 24 inches Series: Portraits ID#: SGR3009 Year: 2009 Price: SOLD – Privately held in the Banghart collection. [imageflow id=”148″]  

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Portland Aerial Tram at OHSU 2

Title:Portland Aerial Tram at OHSU 2 Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 18 x 24 inch Series: Portland Scapes ID#: SGR3093 Year: 2011 Price: SOLD – Private collection of Kevin & Dian Crawford Description/Notes: A commissioned work by the Crawford’s. The Tram cabins travel 3,300 linear feet between the South Waterfront terminal adjacent to the OHSU Center for Health […]

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Sophia Loren

Title: Sophia Loren Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 48 x 72 inch Series: Portraits ID#: SGR3005 Year: 2010 Price: $1,200 Description/Notes: [imageflow id=”142″]

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Patton Valley Vineyards

Meet the Artist May 28th Saturday from 1-3pm A rare event is happening at Patton Valley Vineyard during Memorial Day weekend. Local Portland artist, Sam Roloff, will be at the tasting room to talk with you in person and share a wonderful glass of Patton Valley Pinot Noir.  His recent works have been created using […]

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Portrait of the Spanish Woman

Title: Portrait of the Spanish Woman Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 18 x 24 in Series: Portraits ID#: SGR3002 Year: 2010 Price: SOLD – Held in the Private Collection of Dr. Ryan Anderson [imageflow id=”140″]

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UPDATE – Amanda Knox – Portrait of a Girl Serving Life for Murder in an Italian Prison

Title: Amanda Knox – Portrait of a Girl Serving Life for Murder in an Italian Prison. Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 60 x 60 inch Series: Women of Portland ID#: SGR3066 Year: 2011 Price: …in progress Description/Notes: The painting and the back-story deals with the tragic events of the past few years of Amanda Knox who […]

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