Downloads: Press Release PDF Full Press Kit – with images It’s not every day a painting tells the story of a 24-year friendship, thousands of miles of highway traveled, and an intimate aesthetic exchange—all while commenting on topical issues ripped from the day’s headlines. But that’s what the paintings do in “Two Artists Collaborate,” my […]
In July 2015, I was featured in Dream Fever Magazine, below is the article. Here is the direct link to the magazine. In the age of Photoshop, I want the viewer to look at my paintings and know they were created by hand and brush. Unlike airbrushed models, I want the world to see […]
I wanted to share this news about getting accepted in Art Slam 2015 at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. I grew up in SF and went to this museum many times in my youth. I have many fond memories of this museum and I am very pleased to be in this exhibition. If […]
A great way to start off the new year, honored to be featured in AboutFace magazine for their winter issue. Thanks guys! The interview talks about my personal history as well as my latest series of paintings. Go here to download the PDF
From time to time, we’ll highlight sellers and listings from Gliph Marketplace. At the debut, we’re happy to highlight the listings of Portland-area artist, Sam Roloff. Sam Roloff was raised in the San Francisco Bay area and eventually graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1992. Journeys through Central America eventually landed Sam in Prague, Czech Republic […]
WANDERLUST CIRCUS Featuring original artwork by Sam Roloff The Burro Lifestyle Magazine met up with the leaders of Wanderlust Circus, Noah Mickens
and Nick D’Creature, in late spring as they were getting ready to kick off a summer tour at
the Sasquatch Music Festival performing all weekend long with the Super Geek League.
By Ross Blanchard For the exhibit’s May 2 opening night, the vaulted, lofty ceilings of the AFRU Gallery doubled as a circus tent, housing jugglers, contortionists, aerialists and other circus acts. They juggled, contorted, and hung from trapezes to promote the gallery’s First of May exhibit that highlights the carnivalesque work of several Portland and national […]
KC Cowan | July 11, 2011 credit: KC Cowan / OPB Artist Sam Roloff It’s quite possible that Sam Roloff, in part, owes his artistic side to his being born with Diastrophic Dwarfism. The connection comes from having spent so much time in Shriner’s Hospital as a child following surgeries to deal with his condition. There […]
Full article, www.opb.org/artsandlife/arts/article/sam-roloff-paints-many-style
Sam Roloff Portland Oregon artist was featured in the May 2011 issue of “Forest Heights Life“ magazine.
Sam Roloff Artist Statement I am a painter of time capsules. Many of the artworks in my “Backstory Underpainting” series have ten or more layers underneath the surface, which are meticulously documented in books, electronic frames, or screensavers. Like time itself, my work has a movement that leaves a trail of evidence beneath layers upon layers […]
This is part of the Article that was in Thursday’s issue of the Portland Tribune where you can see the full article. *** All roads lead to art Visitors get a peek into process behind artists’ work on annual studio tour By Randall Barton The Portland Tribune, Oct 9, 2008 … In a very different […]