Sam McWilliams

Sam McWilliams is an artist from San Francisco, CA with a current focus on plants and botanical drawing. She is an acclaimed tattoo artist, an instructor with Draw Botanical and holds a BFA of High Distinction in painting and drawing from California College of the Arts. She entered Soto Zen practice as a farm apprentice at Green Gulch Farm and Zen Center in 1996, and worked with youth to integrate art and gardening in San Francisco’s public schools and parks. She is dedicated to the ocean as a surfer and outrigger canoe paddler, and resides with her wife in Vancouver, BC, Canada.