One of Sam Hill's Whiskey Paintings is “Garden Steps."

Sam Hill has been busy in his studio reconnecting with his love of art and once again networking with galleries and national competitions. His watercolors and whiskey paintings can be seen in these upcoming events:

Arts Guild of Old Forge, at the Arts Center in Old Forge, NY Whiskey Painting Show, July 17 through Aug. 6. Six of Sam’s paintings are on display. Call (315) 369-6411.

Sam was invited to participate in the 50th anniversary of the Hot Springs Art Walk Aug. 7 at the Linda Palmer Gallery at 800 Central Ave. in Hot Springs, AR. This area is famous for numerous galleries and art functions. Sam’s work will be unveiled at the gallery for this event, as he will continue his association with the Palmer Gallery indefinitely.

Sam Hill was also invited to participate in the 61st annual Virginia Highland’s Festival Juried Fine Art Show, sponsored by the Virginia Commission for the Arts at the Arts Depot in Abingdon, VA. This show will be open to the public July 25 through Aug. 9.

Sam is a member of the Art Guild at Fairfield Glade and his work can be seen locally at the Plateau Creative Art Center in Fairfield Glade or viewed at the art guild’s Web site at www.artguildfairfieldglade.net. You can also contact the artist at jsam@frontiernet.net.