Samantha Stella is an illustrator, artist and storyteller based in Melbourne. Painting, drawing and writing stories from a very young age, which continues to this day – stories and images of hope and adventure, kids living out their imaginations, pop stars, movie stars and animals doing people things.
Samantha studied Creative Arts at the University of Melbourne, then began her career in Marketing and Design. She has worked as a freelance graphic designer, exhibited artwork in group and solo shows around Melbourne, and self-published an illustrated storybook, continuing to pursue her illustration and writing career in the fields of children’s publishing.
Samantha is currently studying to become an Art & English teacher, undertaking a Masters of Education (Secondary) at The University of Melbourne, so will soon be able to talk about creativity, art and stories all day, every day.