Samantha Ryu, Illustrator
Samantha is a graduate from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, with a Bachelor of Arts, specializing in Studio Arts, specifically drawing and sculpture. She currently works as a Memorial Counsellor and CAD artist, assisting families with designing their loved ones’ memorials, which she does with compassion and solicitude. This is her first experience illustrating a children’s book. She used hand drawn images to explore the emotions behind each letter and the colours used reflects those feelings.
Samantha is pursuing her artistic endeavours while residing in Kitchener, Ontario with her husband, Cameron, and baby girl, Olivia.