Samantha worked in NYC for 15 years as an embroidery designer, drawing the patterns for beading and ribbon embroidery in the garment district. Live music and painting are Samantha's favorite activities when not at work. In 1999 Samantha moved to California where she worked in the music business for Grateful Dead and Metallica. In addition to painting, Samantha is a webmaster for Art Associations and Artists. Known for her realism and delicacy in capturing floral and nature-inspired subjects, Samantha also teaches watercolor to students online, is an art juror and requested demo artist.
Samantha McNally studied Art at Ramapo College in Mahwah, NJ, Ridgewood School of Art in Ridgewood, NJ and The School of Visual Arts in NYC. Award-winning artist Samantha McNally is a member of the California Watercolor Association (CWA). Samantha's paintings hang in the Valley Art Gallery in Walnut Creek, CA, Main Street Arts in Martinez and in HQ and Once Upon a Canvas Galleries in Benicia. Samantha McNally served as the President of CWA from 2007 through 2010.