Sam Taylor Van deWalle is a beadwork and jewelry artist with a passion for collecting shiny things and weaving them into something beautiful. She graduated from the University of Nebraska with a B.F.A. in Fine Arts with a sculpture concentration and a minor in art history.
Sam has been beading and working in the jewelry industry since she was 16-years-old. She managed a bead store in her home town for many years and worked for a local goldsmith designing custom jewelry. She currently works in the fine jewelry industry as a Jewelry Design Consultant.
Sam lives in Denver, Colorado, with her husband, two cats, and her dog.