Sam Toft

Sam Toft

Sam Toft creates wonderful narrative style paintings which are quirky, fun and beautifully composed. Born in June 1964 Sam’s earliest ambition amongst others was to work in a post office; luckily for art lovers, after inspired tutelage at Liverpool Community College, Sam decided to “give it a go” with her pictures.

Here’s what Sam says about her beginnings as an artist: “I moved from London up to live with my sister, and managed to enrol on a part-time BTEC in General Art and Design at Liverpool’s City College, and found I could do that alongside some bar work. At 23 or whatever, I was a “mature” student!!! My ‘portfolio’ was a pitiful bunch of dog-eared sketches in a board backed envelope. But I am ever so glad that they took me on. I met some kind and dedicated teachers, and allowed myself to dream that I had found my vocation, and that this was something I could truly be good at. And if I am asked, as I often am, if I have any advice for people starting off in the art world, it’s the same advice I would give to a new yoga student. Get good at falling over and picking yourself up again.”

Sam has created an exclusive collection featuring her now infamous characters, “The Mustard’s”, Ernest Hemingway Mustard and his dear lady wife Violet along with their much loved eccentric friends and pets. Using mixed media, pencil, oil pastels, coloured inks and her own idiomatic techniques, Sam depicts a seaside world of faded ice-cream colours where the breeze is always blowing and life is utterly delicious.

Prints are available unmounted, mounted or mounted and framed. Please get in touch with us for more information or to see other prints by Sam Toft.

  • Tomorrow is Another Day
    Tomorrow is Another Day 7 x 7 inches £ 74.50
  • And then the Sun Came Out
    And then the Sun Came Out 7 x 7 inches £ 74.50
  • The Great Sausage Run
    The Great Sausage Run 12 x 9 inches £ 108.00
  • Cat Walk
    Cat Walk 12 x 9 inches £ 108.00
  • Last Hug of the Day
    Last Hug of the Day 7 x 9 inches £ 82.50
  • Looking After Each Other
    Looking After Each Other 13 x 15 inches £ 135.00
  • All I Need Is You, And You
    All I Need Is You, And You 7 x 7 inches £ 74.50
  • Days Out With Friends
    Days Out With Friends 7 x 7 inches £ 74.50
  • The Wanderer Returns
    The Wanderer Returns 7 x 7 inches £ 74.50
  • Watching The Day Go By With Doris
    Watching The Day Go By With Doris 7 x 7 inches £ 74.50
  • Flying Free
    Flying Free 7 x 9.5 inches £ 82.50
  • Tuppence Ha’Penny Adventure
    Tuppence Ha’Penny Adventure 12 x 9 inches £ 108.00
  • Bring Me Sunshine
    Bring Me Sunshine 9 x 12 inches £ 108.00
  • Occasional Showers
    Occasional Showers 9 x 12 inches £ 108.00
  • Waiting For Mr Cool
    Waiting For Mr Cool 24.5 x 11 inches £ 150.00
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