S. Sam Park

   
Red Vineyards of Napa Valley

Red Vineyards of Napa Valley

Original Oil on Canvas

Image Size 30 x 40

Tuscany summer

Tuscany Summer

Deluxe Canvas

Image Size 30 x 40

911894

Tuscan Sunflowers

Enhanced Serigraph on Canvas

Image Sizes: 16 x 12 & 32 x 24

912715

Evening in Capri

Enhanced Serigraph on Canvas

Image Sizes 30 x 40

La grand cafe

La Grand Cafe

Deluxe Canvas

Image Size 30 x 40

908300

908300 Venice AP53/78

Deluxe Serigraph on Canvas
Image Size 32 x 38
917346

917346 View of Portofino

Giclee On Canvas
Image Size 30 x 40

917409

917409 WINDMILL AT SANTORINI

Deluxe Canvas
Image Size 14 x 18
 
917336 Amalfi Afternoon
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas 
Image Size 18 x 24
 
 
908441 Amalfi Patio #315
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas 
Image Size 18 x 24
 
917337 Andrea De Luca
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas 
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917339 Flower Market Nice
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas 
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907030 La Jolla #5
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas 
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907840 Lake Como Promanade #20
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas 
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914632 Lights of Bellagio
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas 
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917340 Paris Blossoms
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas 
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912389 Paris Flower Market
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas 
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917343 Springtime Annecy
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas 
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912528 Springtime Vista
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas 
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917344 Springtime in Venice
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas 
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910965 St. Paul de Vence
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas 
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910580 Streets of St Emilion
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas 
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911893 Tuscany Sunflowers
Hand Embellished Giclee on Canvas 
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917345 Venetian Vista
Giclee On Canvas
Image Size 18 x 24

Sam Park Bio

Sung Sam Park was born in 1949 in Soeul, Korea where he began painting at the age of twelve. His talent and teaching abilities were quickly recognized and by the age of thirteen, while still a junior high school student, Park taught painting at the local high school.

Park attracted the attention of prominent artists and heads of state. Byen Si-Jin, former university president of Jo-Joo Island, was his private art teacher and mentor.

The former president of South Korea, Yoon Bo-Sun, personally awarded him many First Places in the national competitions of the Mok-Woo Art Society. Park is still the youngest person ever to have competed in these competitions.

After graduating from Jung Ang University in 1973, Park traveled to France, where he studied painting and lived with other young artists in Paris. His artistic style today clearly reflects the inspiration of the French Impressionists.

Sam Park returned to Korea briefly in 1984 to participate in the national Olympic sponsored art competition for the upcoming 1988 Seoul Olympic Games. With more than two thousand entrants in the competition, park won and received a Gold Medal. Following the Olympics, Park's painting was purchased by the Hyundai Corporation for permanent display at their corporate headquarters.

In 1986, Park became a member of the jury of Heart and Mind Artists Association of Korea, which is the organization that assesses all artwork presented for juried competition in that nation.

Park then returned to Europe, where he lived for the next fourteen years, primarily in France, but also in Greece and on Cyprus. While living on Cyprus, Park was commissioned by the President of Cyprus to paint the First Lady's portrait. This and five other paintings by Park are currently displayed in the collection in the Presidential Palace.

A painting that Park did while in Greece was of Michael Dukakis' birthplace, and was later purchased by the former Governor of Massachusetts and presidential hopeful. While in Europe, Park continued to study and to evolve his vision of impressionism and hyper-realism. He established himself in several Eurpoean galleries, and continues to exhibit in many of them today.

His works were written about in a variety of newspapers and magazines, including the European Travel Press and Euroko, a Korean magazine in Europe. Park came to the United States of America in 1994, where he continues to live on the coast of Southern California.

 

He has exhibited in several American galleries and in March 1996 he first exhibited at the New York Artexpo. In March 1998, Soho Editions, his exclusive publisher, introduced his first limited edition works.

 

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