Contact Sam for any commissioned artwork or graphics inquiries.

CURRENT SHOWS

- "Bunny and Betty" A Tribute to Bunny Yeager - Harold Golen Gallery, Miami, FL March-April, 2013.

NEWS

- I begin painting designs for Wacky Packages by Topps. They can be seen here. February, 2012.

- I am honored to create the cover artwork and be featured in the Spring, 2011 issue of Tiki Magazine . My cover artwork can be seen here.

- I am commissioned by Gretsch Guitars to custom paint and pinstripe 12 Gretsch Custom Shop G6120 guitars to be showcased at Winter NAMM 2010. November 2009.

- I'm honored to be one of 24 kustom kulture artists worldwide featured in Pinstripe Planet 2 by Korero Books - Released early 2010.

- Click here to see my new illustration for issue #37 of Car Kulture Deluxe magazine.November, 2009.

- Portions of my paintings, "Appointment in Havana" and "Palm Springs Medicine Man" are licensed to the fine folks at Biloxi's Beau Rivage Resort and Casino for their 2008 and 2009 Club Tiki parties. See the billboards here.

- Click here to see the 3 new tiki mugs, shot mugs and 5 new tiki figurines I designed for KC Hawaii. July, 2009.

- Click here for the CD artwork for The Coffin Daggers of NYC. July 19, 2009.

- Click here to see the new artwork for Bayfest 2009 . October 2 - 4, 2009.

- My artwork The Blue Moai is featured on page 16 of the May/June, 2009 issue of Art & Culture on Maui Magazine.

- Click here to see the new artwork, "The Formation" for the cool P.E. Delay pedal by ProTone pedals. February 12, 2009.

- Click here to see the logo and artwork which I finalized for the ultra cool 60's Batula fuzz and Batavia octave pedals by Coffin Case Co. September, 2008.

- See the new CD art, Driving Under the Spell, for the Surf Zombies of Cedar Rapids, IA. Oct. 30, 2008.

- See the new cover design for The LP, "The Phantom Jets Play the Phantom Jet Set". Label: Screaming Apple. July 18, 2008.

- Check out my new Coffin Case Killers art for Coffin Case. June 13, 2008.

- The painting, The Summit Meeting is painted for The Caliente Tropics Hotel in Palm Springs, CA commemorating the legendary Cellar Lounge which was there during the Ratpack's heyday in the 1950's and 1960's.

- The painting, The Landing Club is featured on page 7 of the December, 2007 issue of Parachutist Magazine - the official publication of the United States Parachute Association.

- Check out my new fonts, Blackcat and Blackcat Fever - Buy them at FONT BROS. Released in December, 2007.

- Lyman at the Grove is featured on "Page 7" in the Winter 2007 issue of Tiki Magazine. December, 2007.

- The new mugs and decanter are released by Tiki Farm: Mort, Maury and Merv - The Bowling Moai Brothers. August 5, 2007.

- I will be at Sam's Seafood in Huntington Beach, California on August 4, 2007 for the Sam's Seafood Official Tiki Mug Release Party. The new mug is designed by Sam and manufactured by Tiki Farm, Inc.

- Sam creates the logo for The VooDoo Rooms in Edinburgh, Scotland here. June, 2007.

- Sam does the artwork and illustration for Waitiki's "Rendezvous in Okonkuluku" Exotica CD - May 16, 2007.

- Keep an eye open for Sam's upcoming "Bowling Moai Brothers" tiki mugs and decanter set by Tiki Farm to be released late summer 2007.

- Sam designs the official art for DvA Gallery's Gala Tiki Anniversary Show 2007.

- Sam designs the 2007 "Vegas" tiki mug for Island Systems and Design of Rockledge, Florida - March, 2007.

- Sam designs the new tiki mug for the legendary Sam's Seafood Restaurant in Huntington Beach, California. - March, 2007.

- The "Sam's Shrunken Head" mug is used by the House of Blues for their Category 5 Cocktail!

- Sign of the Times releases vintage style tin and wooden pub signs of Sam Gambino tiki designs. Look for them in selected K-Mart, Wal-Mart, Michael's and other specialty stores worldwide! May, 2006.

- Sam is featured in an article in Pocketiki Magazine out of Surrey, England - April, 2006.

- Tiki Farm releases the "Sam's Shrunken Head" tiki mugs and "Sam's Dinky Noggin" shot glasses - September, 2005.

- Sam designs the mug and illustration for the first London Luau, presented by Cheekytiki and Trader Vic's - London on September 3, 2005.

- Sam's art appears in the May, 2005 issue of Tattoo Burst, Japans premier tattoo magazine. The article is entitled "The Rise of Exotic Tiki Art" and showcases tiki artists from the United States.

- Articles about Cheekytiki, Ben Davis and Sam Gambino are featured in the second issue of Achierpointcom.com, a cool new French fanzine. January, 2005.

- Sam designs the artwork forThe Mondo Lounge Party hosted by Lotta Livin' in Hollywood, California - October, 2004.

- Click here to view Sam's "Crazy Clause" Christmas card designs.


PAST SHOWS

- "Broken Promise of the Flying Car " show at M Modern Gallery, Palm Springs, CA. Nov. 21 - Dec. 6, 2009.

- Poly Pop Living Show at Harold Golen Gallery in Miami, FL June 11-13, 2009.

The Mad Generation Show presented by The Gallery at East Atlanta Tattoo, April 11-25, 2009. Atlanta, GA.

The Russ Meyer Tribute Show: Pussycats, Dolls and Vixens Saturday, April 25, 2009 at M Modern Gallery, Palm Springs, California.

Kaiju Monster Invasion Show presented by Harold Golen Gallery Dec. 3 - 6, 2008 in Miami Beach, FL.

Brushes, Needles and Burnouts '08 show at Kustom Kulture Gallery in Baldwin, NY. October 4 and 5, 2008.

The "In the Wind" Show at Gasoline Gallery in El Segundo, CA beginning Sunday, September 21.

The Tiki Freakout Show at The Light Gallery July 19, 2008 in Costa Mesa, CA.

Fine Art Tiki Show by Harold Golen Gallery June 12-15, 2008 at Hukilau 2008 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL

KISS the Canvas show at Kustom Kulture Gallery Opening May 10, 2008 - Baldwin, NY.

Carnivora - The Dark Art of Automobiles. L'Imagerie Gallery, North Hollywood, CA. May 3 - June 14, 2008.

M Modern Gallery's 5th Anniversary Tiki Art Show, Palm Springs, CA. May 9, 10, 11, 2008.

Sam Gambino - Sunny Buick show, "Hipster's Holiday" at Harold Golen Gallery May 10, 2008 in Miami, FL

Brad Benedict's SIDESHOW "Moods for Moderns" at Robert Berman Gallery in Santa Monica, CA - April 5 th - April 26th, 2008.

Brad Benedict's SIDESHOW at Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles, CA - February 9th - March 8th, 2008.

Tiki Magazine's Tiki Island Art Show at San Diego's Bali Hai Restaurant, November 2, 2007.

Brushes, Needles and Burnouts at Kustom Kulture Gallery, Oct. 6 - Nov. 17, 2007 - Baldwin, NY.

The BLAB! Show at Copro Nason Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. Sept. 8-29.

Harold Golen Gallery Group Show - Miami, Florida - July 2007

Gala Tiki Anniversary Party -DvA Gallery in Chicago, Illinois - June 23, 2007.

The Tiki Art Exhibition Show and Party - Amsterdam - April 15, 2007.

The Sexy Beast Show - Tribute to the Automobile and the Motorcycle at Art Murmur Gallery in Los Angeles, California - April14, 2007.

The Hooligan Art Show - . Columbus, Ohio - April 7, 2007.

The Casino Show - M Modern Gallery-Las Vegas, Nevada. March 1-30 , 2007.

The Blond Bombshells 2 Show - January 27, 2007- at M Modern Gallery, Palm Springs, California.

Brushes, Needles and Burnouts Show 2- September 30 - October 3, 2006 at Kustom Kulture Gallery, Baldwin, New York.

The Tikis and Terrors Show - Rosemead, CA. September 16, 2006.

"Bat's Day in the Fun Park"- August 18, 19, 20, 2006 at Disneyland - Anaheim, California.

The Dr. Seuss Tribute Show, "The Cat is Out of the Hat" - Saturday, August 26th, 2006 at M Modern Gallery, Palm Springs, California.

The 007 Show at M Modern Gallery in Palm Springs, California - July 29, 2006.

DVA Gallery's 2nd Annual Gala Tiki Anniversary Show in Chicago, Illinois - June 17, 2006.

The Gotham Show at M Modern Gallery, Palm Springs, California - June 24, 2006.

The London Luau 2006 Art Exhibit at Trader Vic's - London England. June 9, 10, 11 2006.

The Loyal to None Art Exhibit at Asbury Lanes, Asbury Park, New Jersey- May 13, 2006.

The Von Dutch Tribute II Show at Copro Nason Gallery, Santa Monica, California - May 20, 2006.

The Self-Propelled Show at A StuART Gallery, Encino, California - March 11, 2006.

The Blond Bombshells Show at M Modern Gallery, Palm Springs, California - January 14, 2006.

The Werewolf Bongo Party Show at DVA Gallery, Chicago, Illinois- October 29, 2005.

The Spooktoberfest Show at A StuART Gallery, Encino, California- October 29, 2005.

The Brushes Needles and Burnouts Show: October 1 - November 5, 2005 at Kustom Kulture Gallery, Baldwin, New York.

DVA Gallery's Stickshifts and Safety Belts Show in Chicago, Illinois - August 6, 2005.

M Modern Gallery's Dionysus Record Label Show in Palm Springs, California - July 9, 2005.

The Gala Tiki Show at DVA Gallery in Chicago - June 18th, 2005.

M Modern Gallery's Sneaky Tiki Show in Palm Springs, California - May 6-8.

 

 

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