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Artist Highlight: Samantha Cheong

Samantha Cheong

Samantha has been leading students in macrame and weaving workshops since shortly after we opened and they’ve been a hit! We proud of where she has taken her business – please visit her social media profiles and store to see her amazing work (links above).

Email: s[email protected]
Facebook: SKC Decorative Arts
Instagram: @decorativeartsbyskc

Art related questions:

  1. At what age did you know you were going to become an artist?
    Age 4.
  2. How long have you been selling your art?
    2 years.
  3. What is your favourite medium to practice in?
    Fibre. Weaving & macramé.
  4. How would you describe your studio/workspace?
    My partner would say our entire home = studio.
  5. Where can people purchase your art?
    Etsy or by contacting me!

Fun Questions:

  1. What was your favourite place to travel to?
    Thailand & Ibiza, Spain are tied.
  2. What was the best and worst purchases you’ve ever made?  
    Best: any plane/travel ticket. Worst: a gym membership.
  3. What’s the dumbest way you’ve been injured?
    I’m very lucky and have never seriously injured myself. I broke my big toe en pointe during a dance rehearsal when I was 16 and that same year I fell in the bleachers at school and twisted/sprained my elbow?!
  4. Do you listen to podcasts and if so, what’s your favourite?
    Yes, I just recently got into podcasts … I enjoy a few Fibre arts related podcasts, but also like murder mystery ones as well.
  5. What’s one of your nicknames?
  6. What’s your favourite cookie?
    Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Raisin.
  7. If someone asked to be your apprentice and learn all that you know, what would you teach them first?
    Patience, practice & perseverance