Sam Sidney is originally from New York, and moved to Charleston in 2007. She studied Studio Art at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, and earned a Masters in Art Education from NYU. For many years she was an illustrator, but it wasn’t until the quarantine that she started working with felt. She promised herself she would do an art project with her kids each day. One day, she pulled out a small box of felt and made some collages. She made a self portrait out of felt, posted it online, and the rest is history! She free hand cuts felt pieces to create protists of celebrities, pets, food and drinks. When she is not making things out of felt, you can find her at the beach with her 4 kids and 2 dogs.