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Sam Paonessa

Sam Paonessa was born in Niagara Falls, Canada and graduated from the Ontario College of Art in Toronto. There he was awarded a studio scholarship giving him valuable experience in his field. This led to his studio position with TDF Artist as a junior illustrator. He is currently senior artist for Hallmark Canada and for calendars. Images have also been published by Canadian Art Prints. His work has received recognition in a number of juried shows and many of his paintings are found in corporate and private collections in North America. His paintings continue to get the attention of art collectors' circles both in Canada and the United States. The artist paints plein air as well as in the studio, painting still life and subjects of personal significance, especially his love of God's creation.

Below are featured works by Sam Paonessa.
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Lazy Afternoon - Niagara-on-the-Lake

Evening Sail, Lake Ontario

August Sunshine

Evening Paddle

July, Paudash Lake

Hill Creek

Sunlit Roadway

Silent Lake - Sunset 1998

On the Beach, Port Elgin

Spring Flowers, Collingwood

Main Street, Unionville

Light and Shadow

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