What is your name: Sam Yeates
Do you have a formal art education or are you a self taught artist: BFA in Fine Arts… North Texas State University
What is the style of your pieces: Narrative and figurative with a touch of magic realism
What is the medium in which you work: oil and acrylics
What started you on your path as an artist: drawing as a child
What is one of the most important things that art has brought to your life: A sense of identity.
Do you have art showings, and if so what are they typically like: They are usually group or one man shows in galleries.
Do you have a certain set of clothes you make art in: no
What has been the most frustrating part of being an artist? It is so much at the whim of the economy.
What is your favorite sandwich of all time: Ham and cheese.
Who is your favorite artist alive or dead: Diego Velasquez
What is the most moving piece of artwork that you have seen in person: David by Michelangelo
Do you have any animals, and what do they think of your work: I have two Whippets and they are very supportive in a detached kind of way.
Do you have any upcoming exhibitions you would like to share with us: Not at this time