Welcome! I’m so glad you’re here.
I’m Sammy, a New York-based artist specializing in paper goods and accessories for the pop culture connoisseur.
What began as a platform to share my artwork with family and friends, has since evolved into a growing brand that aims to help people build deeper connections, laugh out loud and express themselves.
My products can be found in more than 500 independent retailers throughout North America, Europe, and the UK, in addition to national retailers like Paper Source, Barnes & Noble, and Urban Outfitters.
How I Got Started
For most of my life, I had always viewed art as nothing more than a hobby; I simply didn’t consider it a viable career option.
But, in 2017, something changed...
At the time, I was going on my fifth year of working 50-to-60 hour weeks in a very high-stress environment. The excessive computer-based work led me to develop De Quervain's tenosynovitis in both of my wrists, leaving me unable to draw or paint for months as gripping a pencil or paintbrush was far too painful.
After long and stressful days at the office, my inability to relax and unwind at a canvas was unbearable, but it also helped me realize that I simply can’t live without art.
It was at that point that I became determined to create a future where art took center stage.
So, I started making plans. BIG plans. I eventually had surgery on both of my wrists, and in the weeks that followed, I launched what has now become Sammy Gorin LLC.