Tutoring Experience :
Samantha undertook her MFA of Fine Arts and Humanities at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee, Scotland. Additionally, undertaking a semester abroad studying drawing and painting at OCAD University in Toronto, Canada. Working as a professional artist and writer, she has received an impressive number of awards for her work at this early stage in her career, including the Royal Scottish Academy, John Kinross Scholarship to Florence and The Alexander Monroe Travel Award, best work for an artist under 30 and The Fife Decorative and fine Arts Society Award. Her international upbringing inspires much of her work, growing up between Scotland and Portugal, where her family still resides. She now lives in Delhi and since graduating has participated in multiple international artist residencies across Europe and Asia, most recently leading a community arts project in rural Kenya for local school children with limited resources. Her passion for the arts and language and a keen sensitivity to fostering individual growth situates herself as a sought after educator.