Sam Martin graduated from a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting) at Monash University in 2008, and Honours in 2009. Recent solo exhibitions include We We Kojo, Tristan Koenig Gallery (2015); Windows for Sheets, Caves Gallery (2015); and For the Problem is No Longer, Arc One Gallery (2014). Selected group exhibitions include: Churchie Emerging Art Award, Griffith University Art Gallery (2015); Incidents Above a Bar, Alderman Gallery (2014); Mike Brown - BLOOP or HYPERTENSION CAN BE FUN!!!!!!, Charles Nodrum Gallery (2013). In 2009 he was awarded the Tolarno Hotel Painting Prize and the Arc One Gallery/Monash Prize.