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Wrinkle Art | Making Fine Art Accessible for Everyone

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wrinkleartonline

Wrinkle Art | Making Fine Art Accessible for Everyone

Camarillo, California 0 Sales On Etsy since 2011

Samuel Gillis

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Samuel Gillis

Announcement    Welcome to Gallery Swarm Salon and Wrinkle Art featuring the works of Samuel Gillis co-founder of Wrinkle Art and Gallery Swarm. Sam's unique style of contemporary fine art and his long time passion for collecting original fine art has put him in a unique position to mode his art creating a world seen through the eyes of the artist. He has created thousands of paintings, drawings, and other conceptual works of art with various mediums, painting surfaces and fine art tecniques. His work is collected around the world and his goal is to beat Picasso and surpass the legend.

Announcement

Last updated on Sep 10, 2017

Welcome to Gallery Swarm Salon and Wrinkle Art featuring the works of Samuel Gillis co-founder of Wrinkle Art and Gallery Swarm. Sam's unique style of contemporary fine art and his long time passion for collecting original fine art has put him in a unique position to mode his art creating a world seen through the eyes of the artist. He has created thousands of paintings, drawings, and other conceptual works of art with various mediums, painting surfaces and fine art tecniques. His work is collected around the world and his goal is to beat Picasso and surpass the legend.

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About

About Samuel Gillis

Bio

Samuel J. Gillis, Chicago native and world traveler has spent a lifetime in service to his passion and appreciation for art. Gillis’ early exposure in cartooning developed into an obsession that led to a formal education in fine art. Sam has been fortunate to study in some of the finest art programs including Columbia College Chicago and The Atelier Alternative. He was a proud recipient of a scholarship to attend The School of the Art Institute Chicago. A lifelong student of his craft, Gillis a graduate from Indiana University and a life long learner will go for his masters degree.



Gillis is a prolific artist who’s been featured in museums and exhibitions including the National Museum of Mexican Art and John G. Shedd Aquarium. As well, his works are part of international collections in Spain, Italy, New York, Guatemala, Russia and San Francisco. He’s been featured in television, movies and publications nationwide for his own work and mentorship of other artists and global initiatives at the center of his mission to help build a better world through art.

Gillis is eagerly engaged with both his local and global community and as such, is a frequent donor to organizations including YMCA Michiana, Habitat for Humanity, Y-Me Breast Cancer Awareness, Chicago Food Pantry, Children’s Memorial Hospital and the Make A Wish Foundation. Gillis founded Gallery Swarm in Chicago, Illinois and has since expanded it into a global online community serving artists of every kind and geographical location. Sam currently resides in Los Angeles California with his wife writer, producer Glendy X. Mattalia and dogs Tess, Bella and Gus.

Museum Show/Solo Exhibitions


• Fresh A.I.R. Gallery • Solo Exhibit • 2014 • Columbus, OH
• National Mexican Fine Art Museum • 2008 • Chicago, IL


Exhibitions/Group



• The Vortex Los Angeles • 2017 • Los Angeles, CA
• Indiana University South Bend • 2015 • South Bend, IN
• Indianapolis Art Center • 2015 • Indianapolis, IN
• Box Factory for the Arts • 2014 • St. Joseph, MI
• Frankenstone Art Center • 2012 • Chicago, IL
• Fresh A.I.R. Gallery • 2012 • Columbus, OH
• Maison Rouge Gallery • 2010 • Chicago, IL
• Intuit • 2008 • Chicago, IL
• John G. Shedd Aquarium • 2008 • Chicago, IL

Exhibitions/Group continued


• The Arts Upstairs Gallery • 2007 • Pheonicia, NY
• Chicago Cultural Center • 2006 • Chicago,
• Harrington College of Design • Imagine Metamorphosis Show • 2006 • Chicago, IL
• Maison Rouge Gallery • 2006 • Chicago, IL
• Indiana Center for the Arts • 2006 • Indianapolis, IN
• River East Art Center • 2006 • Chicago, IL
• The Creative Center Gallery • 2005 • New York, NY
• Wright College Piece Expo • 2005 • Chicago, IL
• Chicago Art Institute Third Floor Gallery • 2002 • Chicago, IL
• Paintings Direct Gallery • 2002 • New York, NY
• Max Von Isser Gallery of Art • Artists of the Atelier • 1999 • Elgin, IL


Collections


Chicago • San Francisco • Memphis • New York • Michigan • Ohio • Texas • Florida • Indiana • California • Louisiana • Spain • Guatemala • Italy •Germany • Switzerland



Publications


Saatchi Gallery • Chicago Gallery News • CS Interiors • Damen Frost Design • Space Magazine • La Raza • Dogwood Journal • BLN Bakery of the Poets • Gentle Strength Quarterly


TV/Movies


Univision • Art Beat Chicago • Chicago Times • Glamour of War •CAN TV Chicago • The CW Channel 9


Community Outreach


• PBS
• South Bend Animal Care and Control
• Michiana Bird Society
• Cancer Hospice
• Y-Me Breast Cancer
• Cystic Fibrosis
• Indiana Art Center
• Thresholds
• Bottomless Closet
• Tree House Foundation
• Harrington College of Design
• Rescue the Birds
• Convergence Education Foundation
• Chicago Food Pantry
• East Lake View Neighbors
• Children’s Memorial Hospital
• Make A Wish Foundation

Shop members

  • Samuel Gillis

    Owner

Shop policies

Last updated on September 10, 2017
We want to make everyone happy.
Enjoy the art for 15 days. If not happy return for store credit or a full refund.
All commission work is non refundable. Buyer does however have imput on the work of art through weekly updates.
We accept commissions on People, animals or custom work. We work in various styles, mediums and techniques.
We are professional and work in a timely manner.

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 2 days of purchase
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Questions about your order?
Please if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
15 days 100% Satisfaction guarantee. After the 15 day store credit on equal or lesser item or items.
Payment
We accept all major credit cards and paypal.
Shipping
We ship within 7 business days with insurance and signature confirmation
Additional policies and FAQs
We accept custom orders in various styles, mediums and sizes.