Samantha Snyder is a mixed media artist who was born and raised in the Central Valley of California. After graduating from Brigham Young University with a BS in Psychology and later her teaching certification, she spent the next several years teaching elementary school in Texas. She then decided to devote more time to her artistic aspirations. Samantha is currently an Associate of Fine Arts in Visual Studies student at Snow College where she has participated in several group exhibitions and two solo shows, Handling Chaos and Far Away, In the West. Her artwork is greatly inspired by her and her family’s time residing in the Pacific West. Her work consists of a variety of media, including collage, artists books and prints. Samantha currently lives in central Utah with her husband and 3 children.