Samuel Bugeja 1920-2004

The Silent Artist

Samuel Bugeja - Sculptures

Samuel Bugeja will be remembered for various national and international art contributions, but none more than his wood carving works of art. Samuel’s wood statues were described by EV Borg in 2004 as "Poetry in Wood". Samuel Bugeja’s sculptural expression is direct, simple and primitive. It overflows with profound sentiments, lyrical and poetic. His work emanates tenderness, tranquility and serenity that melt into perfect harmony that emphasises the romantic fervor of the man. Without a shadow of a doubt, the leading sculptor between 1945 and 2000”. Renowned Art Critic and University Lecturer, EV Borg 2004.