Samantha Amoroso was born in Long Island, New York, 1993. She attended Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts receiving her BFA in Painting (2015). Following graduation, she attended a one month residency at Vermont Studio Center (June 2015) and spent time working at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts as a drawing instructor and the Lyme Art Association assisting with installation, curation and gallery sales. In 2016, Amoroso accepted a full scholarship to pursue her MFA at the University of Cincinnati. While working on her thesis, Amoroso was employed at the Cincinnati Art Museum in the visitor services department and was hired to teach at an adjunct level at UC as part of her graduate assistantship. Amoroso anticipates to graduate from UC in December of 2018.