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Love of Portland Artist Sam Roloff.

Love of Portland Artist Sam Roloff. 2nd annual 300 + artist group art show celebrating LOVE and PORTLAND – Reception, Saturday Feb 16. 5-9pm – bikes, bridges, people, places, shapes/sizes and the wonderful Portland weirdness. Joint art show between Peoples Art and Mark Woolley Gallery – 3rd floor, Pioneer Mall. All ages. DJ Adam B Vitamin, LIVE music, beer by […]

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BIG 200 Art Show – 250+ artists, all art $40

250 artists. all art 8″x8″ originals. starts right at 2pm – until 10pm. Settlment Galleries/Pioneer Mall, 3rd floor sky bridge from cinemas. ALL AGES. beer/wine in gallery. 2000 works shown. Details on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/282091308496026/

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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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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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Live painting at THE SPACE

I will be painting at Jillian Rabe’s THE SPACE all day Wednesday and Thursday before the opening. if you are in the Pearl make sure to stop by and see what I am up to. 1030 NW 12th Ave.  On the corner of 12th and Marshall Portland, OR 97209 – Google Map  

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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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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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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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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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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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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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H1N1 Swine Flu

Title: H1N1 Swine Flu Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 40 x 30 in Series: Back-story Underpainting ID#: SGR2995 Year: 2009 Price: SOLD – held in the private collection of Matt Roloff Description/Notes: Local Portland Oregon reality T.V. star Matt Roloff of TLC’s  ”Little People, Big World”. Standing next to his recent purchase of his brother’s painting. This […]

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The Orb

Title: The Orb Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 40 x 30 in Series: Abstract ID#: SGR2993 Year: 2009 Price: SOLD held in the Private collection of NBA star Martell Webster [imageflow id=”132″]

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Woman with Poppy in Prague

Title: Woman with Poppy in Prague Medium: Oil on Found Panel Board from the streets of late night Prague Size: 48 x 48 inches Series: Women of Prague ID#: SGR2990 Year: 1994 Price: SOLD Description/Notes: Painted while living in Prague, inspired by the night life. I would love to know who now has this painting […]

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Tiger’s Blood – Small by Sam Roloff

Title: Tiger’s Blood – Small Medium: Oil on Panel Board Size: 12 x 12 inches Series: Abstract ID#: SGR3111 Year: 2011 Price: $200 Currently hanging at Lovejoy Bakers in the Pearl, Portland Oregon

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Tripoli

Title: Tripoli Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 48 x 30 inches Series: Olander ID#: SGR3114 Year: 2011 Price: $500

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Fukushima

Title: Fukushima Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 48 x 30 inches Series: Olander ID#: SGR3113 Year: 2011 Price: $500

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Portland Love Show 2011

Title: Portland Love Show 2011 Medium: Oil and Soil on canvas Size: 24 x 60 inches Series: Back Story Under Painting ID#: SGR3102 Year: 2011 Price: $700

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Jillian Rabe

Title: Jillian Rabe Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 24 x 36 inches Series: Women of Portland ID#: SGR3063 Year: 2010 Price: $600 Description: This painting is currently hanging at Jillian’s Production Haus stop by normal business hours and take a look.  

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Archery Summit Vineyard Painting

Title: Archery Summit Vineyard Medium: Oil and Jory Soil on Canvas Size: 60 x 30 inches Series: Olander ID#: SGR3064 Year: 2011 Price: $1,200 Description:Archery Summit is a Vineyard in Oregon, I went there to be inspired and found myself taking soil samples. With these samples I was able to create a new pigment color […]

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Video of Amanda Knox Painting

Painting of Amanda Knox as the Mona Lisa, music by Pink Martini playing “Hang on Little Tomato”, painting by Sam Roloff of Portland Oregon. httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKaMEjjCHZo

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New Painting for Sale

Title: Cloudy Mossy Bridge Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 24 x 60 inches Series: Northwestern ID#: SGR3085 Year: 2011 Price: SOLD This painting was sold while hanging up at Lovejoy Bakers in the Pearl, Portland Oregon.

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New Small Painting For Sale of Liv Tyler

Title: Liv Tyler with Hat Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 20 x 16 inch ID#: SGR3094 Year: 2010 Price: $300 Description: Inspired by a photo I found while searching Google images of Liv Tyler. Below are some images that either inspired the painting or show the process of discovery.

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Portlandia

Check out this new TV series on IFC called Portlandia, in this clip you can see my painting in the background titled “140 Days in North Korea”. It was filmed at the Urban Grind North East location in 2010 .Fred Armisen (SNL) and Carrie Brownstein Here is the clip on Hulu Read more about “140 […]

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Boy Scouts of America – Painting

Title: Boy Scouts of America Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 72×48 inches, 6×4 feet ID#: SGR3065b Year: 2010-2011 Price: Contact Artist in progress Description: This paintings “back-story under painting” deals with the 100th Anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America.

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Amanda Knox Painting Resurrected in 3 days

Last Thursday Nov 4th, I let anyone who wanted to draw on this painting of Amanda Knox, to do so. And they did. At this point the painting is going to “Rest” for 3 days and on the third day the resurrection process will be completed. [imageflow id=”36″]

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Liv Tyler Standing

Title: Liv Tyler Standing Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 30×40 inch ID#: SGR3056 Date: 2010 Price: SOLD Private Collection: William A. Econe, D.C. (Doctor of Chiropractic)

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Woman with Pink Hair like the Girl in The Fifth Element

Title: She is Blue Medium: Oil on Canvas Series: Women of Portland Size: 30 x 40 inch ID#: SGR3051 Date: 2010 Price: $800 Contact Artist This painting was inspired by a painting from another artist. I absolutely loved the brush strokes on this piece. So i painted my painting from his painting. The issue now is that I don’t know […]

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Indian Yellow – New Painting

Title: Indian Yellow Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 60 x 30 inches Series: Northwestern ID#: SGR3004 Year: 2010 Price: SOLD – Held in the private collection of Patricia Trice I just finished this beautiful painting using only Gamblin Indian Yellow and White. I love the way it turned out, check it out this baby is […]

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self portrait – update

Started work late last night on a new self portrait. More to come. Title: Self Portrait of Sam Roloff Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 18 x 24 inch Series: Portraits ID#: SGR3054 Year: 2010 Price: $800

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