From the series "Flock"


About Sam Hill

Sam Hill


Sam Hill creates large-scale color photographs that challenge perceptions. His artistic influences include William Eggleston, the Bechers and Andreas Gursky. In his most recent series, “Flock”, he uses a moving camera to evoke relative motion in images containing only sky, trees, and a flock of birds.

Sam’s artistic recognition began at an early age with success in regional art contests. These led to an after-school job printing photographs and eventually a scholarship to the Savannah College of Art and Design. There he studied illustration and art history before embarking on a successful illustration career. Over time Sam’s creative focus returned to making art with a camera. He began making a living printing for professional photographers and designers in traditional darkrooms. In the early 2000's he transitioned those skills to digital printing processes.

Today his work combines a rich aesthetic background with years of technical printing experience. Sam currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina


Solo Shows

Art Show Gallery- Atlanta, GA "Curb Appeal" April- July 2002.

Fineline Gallery- Atlanta, GA "Light and Silence" March 1997.

Selected Group Exhibitions

The Light Factory- Charlotte, NC "2005 Members Show" July 2005, Awarded Best of Show.

The Contemporary- Atlanta, GA "So Atlanta" April-June 2004.

The Red Gallery- Savannah, GA "Kaleidoscapes" March-May 2003.

APG Gallery- Atlanta, GA "Southern Photography 2002" November, 2002. (Juried by Alison Nordström).

Moving Spirits Gallery- Atlanta, GA "Four Show" October, 2002. (Juried by Lucinda Bunnen).

Fay Gold Gallery- Atlanta, GA "Georgia Photographers: A Color Survey of the South" November, 2001.

APG Gallery- Atlanta, GA "The Submission Show" May- July, 2001. (Juried by Mary Anne Redding).

APG Gallery- Atlanta, GA "Only in 2000" October, 2000 (Juried by Jane Jackson).

Lynne Farris Gallery- Atlanta, GA "Remembering the City of Gold" September, 1998.

Film Credits

"The Unforeseen"- 2007 Directed by Laura Dunn, Produced by Robert Redford. Documentary on sprawl which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2007. One still image was used.

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