Samantha French is a Minnesota native now working full time as a painter in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from MCAD with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2005. Samantha has shown in several solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States and her work is included in numerous private and public collections.
French’s current body of work explores the idea of escape, the tranquility and nostalgia for the lazy summer days of her childhood. The series is inspired by Samantha’s own reflections and memories of her childhood summers spent in the lakes of Northern Minnesota.