Brief History

A prolific artist, Albright continues to explore new mediums and subjects. His latest exhibition of watercolor landscapes hung at the Clymer Museum in Ellensburg, WA mid April through May 2023. These new pieces capture the feelings of the day and the land that inspires them.

Sam Albright

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Recent shows and awards:

28 Landscapes – April-May 2023 Clymer Museum, Ellensburg

Gestures: gifts to the future – February 2023 GalleryOne, Ellensburg

Fresh Paint 2020 – February 2020 show at GalleryOne in Ellensburg, Washington

Rheology – 2019 Ink paintings at Department of Ecology, Union Gap, Washington

Two Eras – 2019 painting retrospective at Gard Vintners Ellensburg, Washington

Solo Show 2017-2018 – Acrylics and Inks – December through February at Dark Horse Craft Beer in Ellensburg, WA

Solo Show 2017 “Rheology” August through September at Gard Vintners in Ellensburg, WA

2017 McGiffin Award from Laughing Horse Arts Foundation for support of the local arts community.

2017 McGiffin Award from Laughing Horse Arts Foundation

Purchase Award 2017 –
City of Ellensburg

Purchase Award 2017 – City of Ellensburg – Gallery One Community Show

Painting and Sculpture Show with Billy Maguire – Gard Vintners 2011 Ellensburg, WA

Abstraction – 2008 group show with Austin Smith and Majka Sadel GalleryOne, Ellensburg, WA

Elemental Interface 2006 -Brazillis – Seattle, WA

BFA – Central Washington University 1978

Blanchard Street Studios – 1979-80 community art space and gallery in Seattle, WA

Velvetone Records and Recording Studio – founder – 1984 to 1995

Alto’s EZ Mat inc. 1983 – 2016 manufacturer of mat cutting tools for picture framing and the QuiltCut measuring and cutting table for quilters – President