Samantha Dennison is an artist who paints from her home in Albany, Western Australia. She makes contemporary realist still life oil paintings of treasured objects, fruit and flowers collected from her friends, neighbours and daily surroundings.
Originally from Perth, Samantha studied Art Education at Edith Cowan University, graduating as a high school Art Teacher in 1990. She taught in a variety of government and private schools until 2006. In 2003 she held her first solo exhibition of landscape oil paintings at Gallows Gallery, WA.
Since her move to Albany in 2012 with her husband and three young daughters, Samantha has concentrated on still life painting, intent on capturing moments of calm amidst the craziness of domestic life.
Samantha won the Painting Prize and Popular Choice Award in the 2015 Great Southern Art Award. In 2014 she won the Popular Choice Award, together with Highly Commended in the Career Development section. She was named as a Finalist in the 2016 Albany Art Prize.
Samantha is currently working towards her next solo exhibition opening 25 November 2017 at Linton and Kay Galleries, Mandoon Estate.
Samantha Dennison is represented by Linton & Kay Galleries, and Yallingup Galleries.