Sam Birchman enumerates his seventh solo show at Form/Space Atelier December 14- January 5. Vernissage December 14, 6PM. Seattle native Sam Birchman studied painting at The Evergreen State College. and apart from a couple of years in France and a year in New York, has lived in Seattle his whole life. Birchman received his BFA from Evergreen State College in 2004, and was one of five recipients of a Senior Thesis in Studio Painting grant. Birchman keeps a small studio above a hair salon in downtown Seattle for about five years now, and that is where he spends his time painting when not working at his day job as a cabinetmaker for J.A.S Design/Build.