Sam Brock-Mahood is an artist who has been painting for four years. He is a grade ten student at Rockridge Secondary School and lives in Horseshoe Bay.
Over the years Sam has experimented with many mediums such as acrylics, chalk pastel, watercolour, and most recently, ink, and has explored different styles. Recently, Sam has been inspired by artists such as, Richey Beckett, Francisco Goya, John Baizley, Stanley Donwood, Scott Ficsher and many more. Sam is also heavily influenced by music, and has recently done a series where music was his inspiration. Sam is currently trying to work in a darker more fantastical style.
Sam has received three scholarships for Arts Umbrella and one from Artist’s For Kids. His work has been shown in The Kay Meek Theatre, the Caulfield Starbucks and he currently has a piece hanging downtown in the offices of Blake, Cassels and Graydon LLP. Sam was featured in the North Shore News as the “Young Artist of the Week”. He also had a lot of fun co-teaching a three-week art workshop at his old elementary school, Gleneagles.