Sam Waller has been working with leather in the Bay Area for six and a half years. As a self-taught artist, he has been developing and honing his craft using traditional techniques focusing on hand-made crafts. His work has been featured in shows and boutiques in Oakland, as well as Indianapolis. Drawing inspiration from fantasy and pre-Renaissance themes, Sam has been hoping to bring old world styles back as modern solutions. He currently resides in Oakland, CA where he teaches and regularly exhibits at The Crucible.