Samantha Galactica is a painter and Periscope broadcaster from Maine working in New Orleans, LA. 10% of her artwork sales through eBay are donated to charitable organizations.
Samantha started broadcasting on Periscope in 2016 and she earned a bronze VIP broadcaster badge in 2017. On Youtube and Periscope she shares tips for becoming an artist and talks about the creative process.She’s also an advocate for mental wellness and talks about her own past struggles and what helps her to cope successfully now.
Samantha went to the Art Institute of Boston (Lesley University) and University of Southern Maine, where she ultimately garnered a B.A. In Art. She is also certified to teach acrylic painting through Grumbacher. She’s been teaching acrylic painting in the classroom and online since 2018.
In late 2018, she was able to paint live for a limited engagement at Marigny Brasserie (640 Frenchmen St. New Orleans) She captured the atmosphere with a live painting at the final stop of the international art show Creative Mirror. The painting that Samantha created during that show is on display at the Art Garage in New Orleans. Samantha was also commissioned to paint the historic St. Roch Marketplace in December 2018. The painting from that event is on display at their New Orleans location.
In 2019, Samantha has exhibited at art shows local to New Orleans. She was also the Februrary 2018 featured artist for “Art At The Market” at St. Roch Market New Orleans.