Welcome to Samantha Howell's official website!
Samantha Howell is an emerging young artist who specializes in realistic drawing. Samantha is a visual art prodigy, completely self taught. Born in July of 1995, she is 18 years old. Samantha has never taken an art class outside of public school. She has shown extreme talent in drawing since she was old enough to pick up a pencil. Please visit our early artwork page to see some of her earliest drawings. Samantha has recently gained the attention of Ellen Winner and Jennifer Drake at Boston College who are experts in gifted children and child prodigies.
Samantha draws mostly in black and white and works with charcoal, pencil and ink. Who knows where she will go with this artistic talent in the future. Please visit the recent artwork page to see drawings Samantha has completed between 2009 and now. Be sure to look her up on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Samantha-Howell-Drawings/184843098269315
3 of Samantha's drawings were published by Scientific American Mind Magazine in relation to the article by Ellen Winner and Jennifer Drake of Boston College titled "Predicting Artistic Brilliance." Nov/Dec special issue "Genius"
Samantha's drawing of Marilyn Monroe was recently chosen to be used in this movie trailer promoting the play by Chris Savery. The play titled "Mirror Mirror... The other side of Marilyn", was featured in a 4 week run at the 14th annual Midtown International Showcase, one of North America's biggest festivals..
See the movie trailer here:
Samantha won 3 Keys and 2 Honorable Mentions in the 2013 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
Samantha's drawing of Steve and her drawing of Bear won Honorable Mentions in the Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards 2012
-Two of Samantha's drawings are now showing in the PETraits show at Boyd Place Art Gallery 21 Boyd Street, . This show will be on display until May 31, 2012
-Samantha's drawing titled "Moonlight" (horse portrait) has been chosen to be published in the Fall 2011 edtion of Celebrating Art. You can see this drawing on the recent artwork page.
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