Samantha paints still life oil paintings of treasured objects, seasonal fruit and flowers collected from her friends, neighbours and daily surroundings.

Originally from Perth, Samantha studied Art Education at Edith Cowan University, graduating as a high school Art Teacher in 1990 and teaching in a number of government and private schools over the next 16 years.  In 2003 she held her first solo exhibition of landscape paintings.

Samantha has concentrated on still life painting, intent on capturing moments of calm amidst the craziness of domestic life.

Samantha won the Painting Prize and Popular Choice Award in the 2015 Great Southern Art Award for her work, "White Jug and Lemon".  In the 2014 Great Southern Art Award she won the Popular Choice Award, together with Highly Commended in the Career Development section.