Sam Wilson

Sam Wilson is a self taught oil painter based in San Antonio, TX whose main focus is realism. Born in 1986 originally from Wichita KS Sam was interested in art from a young age. Sam attended Butler Community College with a small scholarship for art. There he took a few design classes as well as sculpture. From there he attended The University of Kansas with a focus in Marketing Communications. After a year at KU at the age of 23 Sam took a break from university during which he painted his first oil painting under the guidance of his father, Kent Wilson. From that point on he never looked back. Sam has shown his work in several venues in Wichita and San Antonio as well as a number of competitions all over the United States. Among other recognition in 2015 his piece “American Busker” was selected as a finalist in the Hunting Art Prize in Houston. In 2016 he was the first place winner of the Jerry’s Artarama Portrait Contest.

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