about/cv

BIO

Sam Spires is an American artist from North Carolina.  He studied at Savannah College of Art and Design, majoring in sequential art and painting.  His style is combining the aesthetics of surreal pop-art, comic books and realism with various mediums (watercolor, acrylic, pen & ink, spray paint, digital and mixed media). He occasionally does street art and mural work as well.  Sam currently resides in Tainan, Taiwan.  Please feel free to contact him to inquire for a commission/buy a painting or to just say hey!

Sam Spires 是一位美國北卡州來的藝術家。他畢業於美國Savannah 藝術設計大學,主修於漫畫書和繪畫。他的個人風格是將超現實的波普藝術(是一個探討通俗文化與藝術之間關連的藝術運動),漫畫,寫實主義跟各式各樣的繪畫風格(例如:水彩,塑膠彩學,墨繪,噴漆式,數位風格,及綜合媒體)去做不同的結合。他有時也會做些街頭藝術及壁畫。Sam目前居住在台灣的台南市。如果你有想要有任何疑問需求,想買畫,或者只想打聲招呼,都歡迎

CV

Born in 1983, San Antonio, Texas.

EDUCATION

2003-2007   B.F.A. Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA.

CLIENTS

*exhibition*

2020  URBN Culture Exhibits, Taipei, Taiwan.

2020  Dakou Taco, Tainan, Taiwan.

2020  Rocky’s Spot, Tainan, Taiwan.

2019   URBN Culture Exhibits, Taipei, Taiwan.

2019   We Are South Art and Music Festival, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

2018   The Pier 2 Art Centre, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. 

2018   Black Sheep Coffee, Tainan, Taiwan.

2018  We Are South Art and Music Festival, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

2018   Shu Zen College of Medicine and Managment, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.

2017   Shu Zen College of Medicine and Managment, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.

2013, 2014, 2015   Drifters Bar & Grill, Tainan, Taiwan.

*murals*

2016   The Danish Furniture and Bistro, Tainan, Taiwan.

2015   Mary B’s Cupcakes, Tainan, Taiwan.

2014   Dive Bar and Grubhut, Tainan, Taiwan.

2014   Funkoo Mexican Cuisine, Tainan, Taiwan.

*graphic design*

2019-2020 Dakou Taco Restaurant, Tainan, Taiwan. Graphic designs/logo.

2017   Stoke Hound Skateboard Education, Tainan, Taiwan. Logo.

2016   Peninzula band, T-shirt design.

2016   Stinky Tofu band, social media graphics/album cover.

2014   Tiger Beach Music Festival, Golden Beach, Taiwan. Banner.

2014    Drifters Bar & Grill, Tainan, Taiwan. Logo.

2014   Funkoo Mexican Cuisine, Tainan, Taiwan. Logo

2013   The Artful Dodger Bistro, Tainan, Taiwan. Logo.

2013-2017   Space Head Ink T-shirt design.

*publications*

2016   School House Language Center, Taiwan. English curriculum essay practice illustrations.

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