also listed as 'Samuel'

Sam has taught illustration at B.A. level at Bournemouth Arts Institute where he ran sessions preparing graduates for a career in industry.

Here in Cornwall he has been worked Newlyn Gallery art projects including Possessed Possessions, and exhibited locally at Belgrave Gallery (St Ives), Orchard Gallery, Millennium Gallery as well as further afield.  

Bassett has been a tutor at Newlyn School of Art since 2011.

 In early 2012 he was part of a four-artist collaboration TAap-Chuan Xin with Richard BALLINGERJesse Leroy SMITH and Chris PRIEST, exhibiting at Cornwall Contempory, Queens Square, Penzance.

Bassett works from Porthmeor Studios in St Ives (2013).




The Exchange, Penzance 'Print!' Apr-Jul 2011: Contemporary and historic prints/printmakers

cornwall contemporary, TAap - Chuan Xin, 2012

2013: Newlyn Art Gallery - Newlyn School of Art Tutors Fundraising Exhibition (24 Oct-2 Nov)

Millennium Gallery, St Ives: Mixed Winter Exhibition Dec. 2013 - Jan. 2014

2016: Unstable Monuments, Old Bakery Studios, Truro (8/9 April)

2017: The Great Squall, Anima-Mundia, St Ives (24 Feb-7 Apr)

2017: What is this Place? Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn (22 Apr-15 July)

2019: Hourglass, Anima-Mundi, St Ives (19 April-1 June)

2019: St Ives Arts Club (24 May-7 June)

2019: Protected by Alarms - at the Old Vicarage Flats, St Ives, Anima Mundi (25 Oct-16 Nov)

2020: CoLab, Anima Mundi, St Ives (May - online)

2021: St Ives Arts Club (15-28 May)


NSA (listed 2010)


Invitation card: Print!

Tutors' notes, Newlyn Art School (on-line 2011) (photo likeness)

Whybrow (2013) St Ives: The Story of Porthmeor Studios;