Sam Drumgoole studied and graduated from the School of the Arts in Rochester. During high school, Sam attnended summer camp - Horizons where he practiced ceramics, metal smithing, and glassblowing. He also attended the Pilchuck Glass School for an entire summer to take classes and work on campus. After high school, Sam lived in Seattle, working at Dale Chihuly's production studio, The Boathouse. After high school, Sam lived in Seattle for 4 years, working at Chihuly's production studio, The Boathouse. In 1997 Sam returned to NY, where he attended Alfred University. Sam now lives and works in Columbus, OH as a practicing professional artist and is co-owner of The Columbus Glass Art Center.