Ephraim Samson, Orchid Garden 2
Oil on canvas, 40 x 48 inches, 2014
Ephraim Samson, Orchid Garden 1
Oil on canvas 48 x 38 inches 2014
Ephraim Samson started as a comic strip illustrator in 1965 under Nestor Redondo and Alfredo Alcala. He also worked as a cinema cartel artist in 1966. In 1970, Samson began to paint seriously. He is a pioneering member of the Saturday Group, the Midweek Group, and the Friday Group. He is well-known for his portraits and realistic rendering in watercolor, and ranks as among the country’s best watercolorists.