The Spirit Behind “Spirit Within Art Gallery” – Co Founders, Isabella & Shel
(Our Friends Call Us …Bel & Shel!)
Experienced entrepreneurs, educators and co-founders of Spirit Within Art LLC, business manager Bel and artist Shel enjoy creating and offering works of artistic beauty that enlighten, inspire and empower the spirit, illustrating the interconnectedness of humankind with all living things.

Isabella Samovsky, co-founder:

Entrepreneur and co-founder of Spirit Within Art, Isabella (“Bel”) Samovsky has been a businesswoman for much of her life. Her experience at operating and managing a small business is extensive and well-acquainted with success. Creating a well-loved grassroots and unique wellness company that included handcrafting and importing fair trade goods wholesale and retail, she enjoyed 13 years + of success helping people live better healthier lives.

She recently sold her wellness company to devote her complete attention to Spirit Within Art Gallery

Shel Waldman, co-founder

A refined realist, gifted muralist, visionary illustrator, experienced arts teacher and renowned painter-artist for over 30 years, Shel Waldman has created a catalogue of visual beauty that encompasses the spiritual as well as the physical. His original creations often embody the metaphysical and transformative essence of the people, places and unique cultures depicted in his works. Through his fine visionary art, Shel’s detailed pieces fuse reality with vivid, often-times colorful imagery that speaks to the spirit within everyone.

His custom mural works adorn spas, restaurants, schools and salons and he has enjoyed exhibitions for private collectors from around the world.

His Native Indian art series was inspired by his time spent on native reservations in Canada teaching art to high school students as well as adults. His style is eclectic and genuine, and one possessing an uncanny knowledge and ability with teaching art in a manner for all to understand while inducing people of every kind to unleash their creative potential in abundance!

Spirit Within Art Gallery

Together, Bel & Shel are a passionate team blessed and grateful to live on the Big Island of Hawaii—amidst all its beauty, inspiration and charm. With this in mind, we look forward to sharing Spirit Within Art with you, and infusing your home and office with our fine art.

Till then, Spirit Within Art wishes you Mahalo and Aloha from the beautiful Big Island!