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  Bio

Master artist Joe Sambataro was born in Philadelphia and is a scholarship graduate from the famous Layton School of Art, with a B.F.A. degree accredited through Marquette University / Wisconsin Medical College, Milwaukee Area Technical College, and Masters Degree studies through the University of Wisconsin.

A consistent award-winning artist and now judge for major art exhibits, he has earned popularity worldwide. Sambataro has had studios in Pennsylvania, Maine, Wisconsin, Florida, Okinawa and currently in Texas. His reputation is well-established and his paintings widely sought after by corporations, government agencies, and private collectors.

  Movie & TV Credits

Sambataro’s artwork can be seen in TV shows like Blue Bloods (CBS, starring Tom Selleck), House Hunters and House Hunters International (HGTV), and Annie.

Sambataro's paintings appear in movies, such as Poms [STX Entertainment, 2019] starring Diane Keaton; Insomnia [2002] and Conviction [2010] (Fox Searchlight Pictures), both starring Hilary Swank.

Sambataro was Pre-production art director for major motion picture, The Bear [Embassy Films, 1984].

Sambataro appeared as a Featured Guest on Good Morning Texas on WFAA TV (Dallas), February 1997.

Sambataro appeared on the Good Morning Texas, WFAA TV Show in 1997
Self Portrait from the "Shadow Box Series"
   ...depicts favorite images from the Artist's life.
Sambataro's No. 1 Fan... ...is a Brush!
  Special Commissions
R.H. Banks Fine Arts
   National Distributor of Orginal
   European Oil Paintings
   (Feat. Paris, France)
Bentley House
   International Print Distributors
   (Golf Course Series)
Gatlin Brothers
   Original Art for Restaurant/Theatre
   in Mall of Americas,
   Bloomington, Minn.
Farm Aid
   Willie Nelson Concert
Harvey House
   Dallas - Original Paintings
Sheraton Park Center Hotel
   Orginal Designs
ABC Television
   Courtroom Sketches
RTE Corporation - Wisconsin
   Large display murals
   for travelling exhibit
Lens Crafters
   Dallas, TX (Original designs)
Texas State Optical
   The visionary Orig. Interior Art
Tony Dorsett
   Star Running Back/Dallas Cowboys,
   Portrait for National Poster
USAF - 8th Air Force - SAC
   
Home Interiors
   International Print Distributors
   (Orig. Oils for Reprod.)
Dawson Design
   Seattle, WA (Hotel Paintings, Alaska)
ITZ Restaurant
   Dallas, Texas
Embassy Pictures
   Orginal Poster Designs
Harris Hospital
   Ft. Worth, TX
Dallas Cowboys
   Football Organization
Anheiser-Busch
   Designs, Shamu - Sea World
Parker Pen Company
   Fine Art Illustrations
Massey-Ferguson
   Four-part, four seasons
   for Inter Plan Int. Designers
Pearle Health Services
   Dallas, TX - Pearle Vision,
   Original Oils
Johnson Wax Company
   Oil Paintings - Designs
Riverchase Animal Hospital
   Coppell, TX
   Web Logo
Pylant Medical
   Dallas, Texas & Oklahoma
   Logo Painting for main office
Dandy Seeker
   from AQHA Supreme Champion,
   Fairchild Stables,
   World Champ, Yearling Gelding
Music Album Covers
   Original Designs
Double-Tree Inn
   Dallas, TX. - Interior Art
Elvis Presley Estates
   Portrait in Oil
Kinlaw Oil Companies
   Joesph Kinlaw - Portrait
Larry Spangler - Producer
   Original Art for the movie "The Bear"
AVIALL Corporation
   (High Tech Aircraft Parts)
   Dallas, Texas
Tim Henrie
   Operations Mgr., Prestige Interiors-
   Special Caricature
Recognition Equipment
   Irving, TX. - Large Shaped
   Canvases for Lobby
Singapore Kidney Foundation
   Special Series of
   Oil Paintings of Singapore
Don Carter - Home Interiors
   Chosen "Artist of the Year '95"
Lyric Corporation
   Barney the Dinosaur
Sarasota Florida Ballet
   
Presidential Suites
   
Local Diner Restaurants
   
Blockbuster Video/Music
   
V.C.I. National
   Menu Art
Latino-Mexico Collection
   Cultural Art,
   through Home Interiors
Dept. of History
   U.S. Marine Corps (Pentagon)
Club Corp.
   US/Europe/Asia
AT&T Wireless Systems
   Dallas, Texas
Special Olympics
   Dallas, Texas
Coca Cola Company
   
Beez Resturant
   Dallas, TX
   Logo & Interior Design
FlightSafety® Int'l
   Dallas, TX
   Multiple large-format
   Aviation paintings of
   Gulfstream & Falcon jets
  Noted Portraits
Paul and Linda McCartney
   Singer/Songwriter (Beatles)
Tony Bennett
   Singer/Entertainer
Marilyn Monroe
   Actress
Gary Busy
   Academy Award Nominee
John F. Kennedy
   President - United States
Burt Reynolds
   Actor
Mr. John Lennon
   Singer/Songwriter (Beatles)
Ray Stevens
   Singer/Entertainer
Barbara Streisand
   Actress
Alan Ritchey
   President/CEO, Alan Ritchey Inc.
   Valley View, TX
Jim Cavanaugh
   Founder of Jani-King, Addison, TX
David J. Parsons, M.D.
   Geriatric Physician, Orlando, FL
Sammy Davis Jr.
   Singer, Actor, Entertainer
Lyndon B. Johnson
   President - United States
Paul "Bear" Bryant
   Famous Alabama Football Coach
George Speidel
   Ret. Milwaukee Zoo Director
Padre Pio
   Church of Rome, Italy
Edmund Lewandowski
   Former Pres. of Layton Sch. of Art
Hon. Judge Louis J. Ceci
   State Supreme Court
Conway Twitty
   Country Singer/Entertainer
"Pelican Man"
   Bird Sanctuary, Sarasota, FL.
Troy Aikman
   Quarterback, Dallas
   Cowboys/Sportscaster
James V. Holder
   Chief of Radiology (Retired)
   Still playing trumpet at age 80
  Accomplishments

Sambataro has played trumpet for eight years with The Metropolitan Wind Symphony.

Sambataro has written a book entitled Painting Without Numbers.

Reproductions of Sambataro's original paintings are nationally and internationally published. They can be found in major stores such as: JC Penny; Target; Bed, Bath & Beyond; Garden Ridge World Market; Hobby Lobby; Michaels and Wal-Mart.

Joe Sambataro is proud to be recognized in the Who's Who in American Art, and was named a Best of Texas Artist in 2012.

  Private Collections
Cinemark Theatres - HQ
   National Theatre Chain
Sheraton Park Central Hotel
   Dallas, TX
Richard Sarafian
   Award Winning Movie Director
James A. Hearn
   Int'l Tax Consultant & Lecturer
Kent Waldrup
   Pres., American Paralysis Assoc.
Gene Stallings
   Head Coach - University of Alabama
G.C. "Butch" Moses
   President, GCM Remodeling Co.
Barbara Gozberk
   Mitsubishi
Dr. Rupal Chiniwala M.D.
   Medical Clinic of North Texas, P.A.
Guildhall Galleries
   Chicago
Prestonwood Country Club
   Dallas, TX
Dallas Cowboys
   Superbowl Designs
Jim Lampley
   ABC Sports Announcer
Dr. Ken Goldberg
   Texas Urology
William Eastham
   Pres., Johnson Wax Co.
Safari Club
   Animal Preservation
Dr. Elie Benaim M.D.
   Dallas Urology Assoc. Baylor
Dr. David Landers (Vet)
   Brookhaven Pet Clinic
Dr. Steven Craig D.D.S.
   Westgrove Dental Care
Fitzhugh Scott
   Architect
Joseph Heil, Jr.
   Pres., Heil Corporation
Fox Breeders
   Tulsa Award Winning Cat Breeders
Mr. Leslie Zoch
   Pres., Woolworth Co.
Accolades
   Dallas Fine Steak House
Mark Tunei
   Dallas Cowboy
Arthur Tiseo
   President, Tiseo Paving Co.
Dr. Dennis Birenbaum M.D.
   President & CEO,
   Comprehensive Cancer Centers
Famous (Peg) Bradley
   Collection
  Sample Commercial Graphics
Web Logo
for Riverchase
Animal Hospital
Web logo for Riverchase Animal Hospital, Coppell, TX
"Beez"
created for Beez Restaurant, Dallas
"Food from the Heart"
Logo for Beez Restaurant, Dallas, TX - Food from the Heart
"Spinoli"
created for ITZ Restaurant
'Spinoli' - Created for ITZ Restaurant
"Front Row Joe"
created for Cinemark Theatres
'Front Row Joe' - Created for Cinemark Theatres
Mermaid
logo & artwork
created for
1 STOP Pool & Spa
Logo for 1 Stop Pool & Spa Store, by Sambataro
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