2018 Artwalk Santa Barbara, Juried show

Wanderlust, 50 Leading National Artist’s, Howard Mandville Gallery, 2017

American Impressionist Society National Annual Show juried exhibition, Seattle, WA 2016

1st Place , Artist’s of Distinction Exhibit, SB Museum of Natural History, ArtWalk 2015.    

DIRECTORS CHOICE AWARD at 2014  Artist’s of Distinction Exhibit, SB Museum of Natural History, ArtWalk 2014.    

Honorable Mention, small works show, Randy Higbee Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA 2015

SOLO EXHIBITION:  “2014 Landscapes of Samuel Smith” , Divine Inspiration Gallery, 2014 

OPA National Online showcase, Spring 2014- Associate Members.

1st Place, and Honorable Mention, SCAPE show, Bacara Ritz Carlton Resort 2015

1st Place SBAA Semana Nautica Exhibit, 2015

Juror’s Choice Award, SBAA, Santa Barbara.   Multiple pieces in show.  2013

Faulkner Gallery, multiple juried shows 2013, SBAA,

Cabrillo Arts Pavilion, SBAA juried show 2013

Park City Midway Plein Air competition, studio show, 2012

Springville Museum of Art juried regional show, Springville,


Howard / Mandville Gallery

Seattle, WA

Samuel was selected for this national exhibition in 2017


american impressionist society

17th National Annual show

Seattle, WA

Work of Samuel Smith was selected for the prestigious national show in 2016.

1350 entrants by professional artists were juried to limit the exhibition to approximately 130 works.




Samuel’s work has consistently been selected for this show, well known as the most important annual show for local and regional artists’s on the Central Coast of California, held at the Natural History Museum in Santa Barbara. Awards at this annual show include:

1st Place

Director’s Choice Award

Award of Merit




Awards at the SCAPE Bacara Ritz Carlton show include:

1st Place

Honorable Mention


Randy Higbee Gallery

Multiple years, Small Works show, 2014-2016

Honorable Mention