Samantha Burns is an interdisciplinary artist with a Masters in Fine Arts degree from Florida State University. She currently is teaching art at the University of Tampa where she received her Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in painting and photography. Over the last seven years, her passion to develop as an artist and educator has led her to exhibit and create art both nationally and internationally.

Throughout Samantha’s career as an artist, she has had the chance to continue to develop her photographic practice, documenting 2D and 3D artworks for artist, event openings, and products for local businesses. She enjoys teaching others how to expand their creativity through photography as well as enhance their technical abilities to create a better final image. Whether it is a Photoshop or specialty workshop, Samantha aims to create a positive learning environment where students develop self-confidence on their own and collectively.