Samantha is a woman of many talents and passions, but her interest in artful self-transformation through make-up and facepainting goes back to childhood - to around the same time, in 4th grade, when she became fascinated with the Day of the Dead celebrations. Take her Facepainting Workshop to discover her unique take on participating in a bittersweet tradition that celebrates the joy of life while remembering those who have passed on.


 1. Define curiosity 

Curiosity ... is that sparks that begins the adventure. Like any living thing, it needs to be nourished.

2. How did you get started with facepainting and makeup?

I recall my cousin teasing my hair up hugely and giving me shimmery lipstick and being in heaven. From then on, I was hooked and so very fascinated by the idea that you could play with /alter your image. I have been studying makeup since I was 11 years old!

3. Happiness is...

Many things, but mostly being with loved ones while not able to stop laughing.