Sam Mera

Title/Description: Admissions Counselor. My territories include Upstate and Western New York; Eastern/Central Pennsylvania (Berks, Lehigh, Northampton, Chester, York, and Lancaster counties), and South Jersey (Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Goucester and Salem counties). 

Relationship to the Arts: I'm a freelance illustrator and book artist. I have always known I wanted to pursue art unlike everyone else in my family. I have also worked at the Philadelphia Magic Gardens and Center for Creative Works teaching art to adults with developmental/intellectual disabilities.

Hobbies/Interests: Reading, traveling, painting, screenprinting, trying new food, and coffee, tons and tons of coffee.

Education/Background: I received my BFA in Illustration and a Minor in Book Arts/Printmaking from the University of the Arts in 2012. 

I also speak Spanish.