Juried invitation for Samuel Smith’s painting, “After Rain.” Exhibit at the
Sept 29- Oct 30, 2016
Juror’s Choice Award and Honorable Mention award at Semana Nautica, Cabrillo Arts Pavilion, Santa Barbara, CA- all sales processed on site during show, month of July 2016.
1st Place Blue Ribbon award and an Honorable Mention award at the 2016 SCAPE show at the BACARA annual benefit for the Gaviotta Coastal Conservancy. Jurying and awards by LA Artist Karl Dempwolf (MFA from USC).
1st Place Blue Ribbon award at the “Artists of Distinction” Exhibit was given to Samuel Smith for “Evening Walk at Hendry’s Beach” at the most important annual show in Santa Barbara, 2015 ArtWalk at the SBNH Museum. Six pieces from Samuel Smith studios were in the show, juried by Diane Waterhouse (co-owner, Waterhouse Gallery)
AWARD AT RANDY HIGBEE GALLERY SMALL WORKS SHOW, 12/14.
DOUBLE AWARDS AT ARTWALK SANTA BARBARA, 2014
(Left) Santa Barbara News Press front page covers Double Award for Samuel Smith at Artwalk, 2014
(Right) Casa Magazine covers Samuel Smith Solo Exhibition Fall, 2014 at Divine Inspiration Gallery.
DIRECTORS CHOICE AWARD at 2014 ARTISTS OF DISTINCTION show at SB Museum of Natural History, ArtWalk 2014.
AWARD OF MERIT at 2014 ARTISTS OF DISTINCTION show at Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, AtWalk 2014. Double awards covered in SB Newspress, pg 1, Oct 27, 2014.
SOLO EXHIBITION: “2014 Landscapes of Samuel Smith”
1528 State St, SANTA BARBARA, Divine Inspiration Gallery
SEPT 1 – Dec 20, 2014
Artist Reception 1st Thursday in Oct (10/2) and Nov (11/6), Dec (12/4)
Solo exhibit and bio covered in CASA Magazine Santa Barbara/Montecito Sept 22.
+ OPA National Online showcase, Spring 2014- Associate Members.
+ Associate Member Oil Painters of America (OPA), March 2014 (juried membership)
+ Associate Member American Impressionist Society (AIS), 2014
+ “Juror’s Choice Award”, for Blue Gorge Canyon piece, juried by Artist Paul Panossian, SBAA sponsored show, Santa Barbara. Multiple pieces in show. 2013
+ “Artists of Distinction” juried show selected multiple works from Samuel Smith Studios- Santa Barbara’s most prestigious annual show at the Museum of Natural History, curated by Diane Waterhouse, 2013.
+ SCAPE show Bacara Resort and Annual I’Madonarri Creekside, juried show 2013, 2014
+ Santa Barbara Art Association, recent venues include:
Faulkner Gallery, multiple juried shows 2013
Cabrillo Arts Pavilion, SBAA juried show 2013
+ Park City Midway Plein Air competition, studio show, 2012
+ Springville Museum of Art juried regional show, Springville, UT
+ Ugallery.com featured Artist (pieces now all at samuelsmithart.com for direct purchase).
+ via multiple Interior Design Firms, including Opal Never Shouts, Salt Lake City, UT.