The Electric Gallery


As founders of The Electric Gallery, Sam and Jack were leading figures in the heady Toronto (and International) art scene of the 1970s. The gallery represented 70 International artists, selling works to leading private collectors and public museums in Canada, the United States and Europe.

It was the first gallery to participate in the prestigious European Art Fairs in Basel, Dusseldorf and Cologne. As Director of the gallery, Sam negotiated numerous commissions of electric sculpture installations with private corporations, architects and the Canadian government.

IAs vice-president of The Professional Art Dealers of Canada and while serving the Sign Association, Sam led many successful delegations to present industry briefs to Federal Cabinet Ministers.