Sam Spitzer was born in Missoula, Montana in 1981. His work is primarily mixed media and drawing, but also includes metal smithing techniques and jewelry. Sam completed a Bachelor of Arts in Art and Art Education from Montana State University in 2004. The artist's interest with anatomy and his upbringing in Western Montana guide his imagery and he notes that nostalgia often brings life to his artwork. Sam Spitzer lives and works in Denver, Colorado.