Samantha M. French is a mixed media artist born, raised, and currently living in Montana. Samantha received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in painting and drawing from the University of Montana, in Missoula. During her time in college, she worked at the University Center as a gallery attendant and co-coordinator. Shortly after graduation, she began working at the Dana Gallery in downtown Missoula where she stayed for two years. Presently, she resides in Billings Montana, working as the Gallery Director at the Toucan, where you can also find her own artwork on display.