About Samuel Dixon
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Sam Dixon is happiest with a glass of good wine and a clean canvas. Born in Wichita Falls, Texas, Dixon spent his childhood in New York and New Jersey, and studied art in Maryland. Drawing at three years old and painting on the walls and windows during kindergarten, Sam loved every art project. Primarily a watercolorist, Dixon also works in oil and acrylics. Dixon never made a conscious decision to be an artist; art seemed natural to him. After graduating high school, Dixon attended Prince George’s County Community College and University of Maryland where he honed his skills as an artist and graphic designer. He studied ne art, illustration and graphic design under Maryland artists Joe Mayer, Michael Carr and Jim Thorpe. In uenced by the paintings of French and American Impressionists, Sam Dixon’s work captures the essence of inspiration and atmosphere. His art often focuses on shapes and abstraction through a gestural approach, creating paintings with an energetic motion, achieving a careful balance between controlled structure, spontaneity and color compositions.