Samantha is a multi-media visual artist based in Lisbon, Portugal. Originally from Scotland, she has worked and lived between the UK, Canada, Italy, Spain, India and Africa. Completing her BA of Fine Art and MFA in Art and Humanities from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee, Scotland, 2015. She has since received many awards for her work and participated in multiple International artist residencies. Exhibiting her work between the UK, US, Europe and India, she now works full-time as an artist and Fine Arts Facilitator in Lisbon.
She is co-founder of Colour the Community, a Social Arts Initiative in Kenya, which aims to foster creativity and growth inside rural schools and their surrounding community.
Samantha takes inspiration from humanity, anthropology, sociology and spirituality. She strives to explore through art and creativity how to bring people together, in a modern world of separation. Her spiritual journey introduced her to Tattva Festival for the first time in India, 2016, and is now returning to facilitate for a third year. Since joining Tattva, Samantha has been sharing her passion for creativity and humanity in different communities and educational institutions among children and adults.