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Sam Roloff Abstract Retrospective Opening Reception

First Thursday July 3rd, 6pm-11pm July 3rd – July 31st A Retrospective look at the evolution of Sam Roloff’s Abstract Works from 2009 to 2014. “I define many of my paintings as ‘time capsules’. Many of my artworks have ten or more layers beneath the surface, indicative of the passage of time and the creative […]

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Wanderlust: A New Series of Circus & Burningman Paintings

  Don’t be afraid. It’s ok to dress differently. It’s ok to say what you’re really thinking. It’s ok to be an artist. It’s ok to do what makes you happy. It’s ok to join the circus. Don’t be afraid to be who you really are, it’s going to be ok.   ================== What: Artist […]

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Be My Muse…

Check out my new logo for Sam Roloff.

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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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“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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Froelick Gallery – Undresssing Room

Undressing Room Our annual juried group exhibition JUNE 5 – JULY 14, 2012 The undraped figure is among art’s most frequently revisited subjects. Accordingly, the nude has accumulated countless layers of meaning over the millennia- fertility, heroism, frailty, holiness and hedonism are just a few. Life drawing is a fixture of art education. Given all of […]

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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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ROUND NUMBERS

Celebrate the simplicity of ROUND NUMBERS at Urban Grind Coffeehouse Mingle and meet the artist, Sam Roloff. Enjoy coffee or wine and hors d’oeuvres. Marvel at ultra-simple pricing … Come early for an opportunity to review and purchase an original Sam Roloff painting from the complete collection on display — and to schedule a commission at 2011 […]

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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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Connecting the Dots

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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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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Sam Roloff Paints in Many Styles

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 […]

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OPB – Arts & Life

Full article, www.opb.org/artsandlife/arts/article/sam-roloff-paints-many-style

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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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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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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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PREM Group’s July First Thursday Celebration

What: Sam Roloff’s latest work and collaboration painting by You  for the benefit of CHAP. When: Thursday, July 7 · 5:30pm – 9:00pm Where: PREM Group 351 NW 12th Avenue Cost: $5 for the wristband that allows for beer and wine and pizza. We are excited to welcome artist Sam Roloff to PREM Group’s July First Thursday Celebration! In addition […]

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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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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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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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Up a painting by Sam Roloff

Title: Up Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 36 x 24 in Series: Northwestern ID#: SGR2996 Year: 2009 Price: SOLD in the private collection of Micia Bonta M.D. [imageflow id=”134″]

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NW Landscape

Title: NW Landscape Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 11 x 14 in Series: Northwestern ID#: SGR2995 Year: 2009 Price: SOLD in the private collection of  Steve and Connie Sloan of Portland, Ore.  

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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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This Space Left Intentionally Blank

Title: This Space Left Intentionally Blank Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 4 x 4 feet Series: Women of Prague ID#: SGR2989 Year: 2006 Price: SOLD Description/Notes: This painting is based on an earlier painting I did while living in Prague, It was first commissioned by a German guy named Florian Reidel . Later it was commissioned by Hulya & Murat […]

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Pamela Slass

Title: Pamela Slass Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 30 x 40 inches Series: Women of Prague ID#: SGR2988 Year: 2006 Price: SOLD Description/Notes: This painting is based on an earlier painting I did while living in Prague, named after a friend and artist Pamela Slass. Later it was commissioned by Hulya & Murat Aksu – CEO & Founder at Modern […]

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