Galison/Mudpuppy are generously giving away a big collection of goodies with illustrations by moi. Leave a comment on their facebook post to win notebooks, journals, photo props and more (say anything)! Have a beautiful weekend! Love, Sam


Father’s Day

June 14, 2014

Father’s day is so bitter sweet for me. I lost my dad a couple of years ago and still suffer from the grief of not having him with us. I know that we’d be with him tomorrow if he were here and that Henry would say ” I love you papa”. I can really picture […]


I recently did some illustrations for the May issue of O, The Oprah Magazine. They also did a really great feature on my book in the November, 2013 issue and online here. So I was thrilled when they called on me to hand-letter an inspirational quote for their office wall at Hearst. Here’s how it […]


Since we moving to Brooklyn from Manhattan, I’ve head the pleasure of seeing the beautiful Kentile Floors sign from the F train window and from my walks around the hood. It’s so iconic and evocative of another time (it’s been up since the middle of the last century). I could not help but capture it […]

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I’ve mentioned how proud I am of my best friend Violet and her partner Kelly on the launch of their stunning book, The Glow. So I was thrilled when they asked me to create some custom tattoos for mama and kiddos as give- aways at their book launch events. I also lettered guests/featured mama’s names […]