Sam graduated with distinction from Cambridge School of Art MA.

This immediately followed with being awarded the Ronald Searle Award for

Creativity and coming Highly Recommended in the Macmillian Prize. Her debut picture book will be published next year by Tate. Sam lives in her home county of Devon with her husband and Hungarian Vizsla Monty.


When she’s not illustrating Sam will be out scrambling mountains or walking the South West Coast Path.



location: Devon