Sam standing in front of his artworks looking very serious
Sam sitting in front of easel
Had shot of Sam standing in front of his artworks looking very serious

300 Paintings

Comedy • Visual art
New South Wales • SA Premiere

Winner of 2022 Sydney Fringe Festival Award for Best Comedy and Directors Choice Award. Also, Nominated for 5 other Awards at 2022 Sydney Fringe Festival.
Is art a joke? Comedian Sam Kissajukian takes you through 300 paintings he made in 5 months of isolation. A comedian’s take on art, the artistic process, mental health and it’s ties to creativity.

‘One of the best comedy acts I’ve ever seen’ – Scoop Magazine
***** – ‘Spill your drink onto the chair beside you sort of laughter’ – Fourth Wall Media
***** – Bunbury Magazine UK
****½ – One of the best stand-up comedy shows I’ve seen in my life’ –
****½ – ‘Australian comedic virtuoso’ – The Australia Times
****½ – FringeFeed 2020
**** – ‘Downright funny’ – The Music

Presented by: Sam Kissajukian

Sam has been working professionally as a stand-up comedian for 10 years. He's toured globally in the USA, UK, Europe and all around Australia. Recently he's had a breakout year as a visual artist. Within 3 months of going public with his art he had numerous acquisitions by international collectors, received extensive media coverage about his art, exhibitions at 107 Projects and a solo exhibition in Perth for which 25 of his works were later acquired by City of Perth to display on LCD screens for the month of August. He recently put together a show detailing his journey into art called "300 Paintings in Lockdown" which won "Best Comedy" and "Directors Choice Award" at the Sydney Fringe Festival 2022. This show was also nominated for 5 awards: Best Spoken Word & 4 touring awards.

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