Samuel "Sam" Romero, MFA

Associate Professor of Art

My goal as a teacher is to create an environment that promotes dedication, passion, critical thinking and excellence. I expect this from my students as well as myself.

- Sam Romero

Connect with
Sam Romero

building is Christoverson Humanities - room is 116
Phone 863.680.4222



Samuel Romero is an artist based out of Lakeland, Florida and Chicago, Illinois. He received his Master in Fine Arts from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is an interdisciplinary artist who works in video, performance, photography, as well as painting and drawing.


M.F.A., Painting and Drawing, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
B.F.A., Fine Arts, Minor Graphic Design, Florida Southern College
A.A., Liberal Arts, Polk Community College

Honors and Awards

  • FSC Student Show, Award of Distinction, Lakeland Art Guild, Award of Merit - 2002
  • PCC Student & Faculty Show, best in Show - 2000
  • Scholastics Competition, Gold Key, Ridge Art Association Young Artist Show, Portfolio Award, 12th Congressional District, Creative Youth, 1st place - 1999

Publications and Exhibitions

Solo Exhibition

2000 Lobby of Ridge Art Association, Winter Haven, Florida - 2000

Group Exhibition

"Different Strokes", The Bricks, Tampa, Florida - 2012

"We Are Not Related", 2 man show, Melvin Gallery, Lakeland, Florida - 2010