Sam Black, (5 June 1913 – 23 April 1997) was a Scottish artist and teacher best known both for the artworks he produced during the Second World War and for his post-war academic career in Canada.
Black produced landscapes and architectural subjects in oils and watercolours but also worked in other media including welded metals.
Black, whose father had served in the Royal Navy, was born in Ardrossan on the west coast of Scotland. Black graduated from the Glasgow School of Art in 1936 and then taught art in Scottish schools.
At the start of World War Two Black enlisted in the Royal Scots Fusiliers and was commissioned as an officer. He went on to become a camouflage officer, training soldie
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