• Bio


Samantha West was born into the concrete jungle of New York City on New Years Day. After two years spent studying History of Art at The University of St Andrews, Scotland, she returned back to home to pursue her love of photography. Samantha’s work has been featured in “Nerve: The First Ten Years”, published by Chronicle Books, "Rock Star Chic: The Dark Side of Fashion" published by Faremeh Media and holds a place in the permanent collection of WYNC’s Jerome L, Greene Space in New York City. Her work has been exhibited in Los Angeles, New York City, Philidelphia and Reykjavik, Iceland and she was nominated for PDN's 30 under 30 in 2012. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California. 

Contact: samantha@samanthawest.net


Select Publications

Vanity Fair, Elle, W, Models.com, Jalouse, Lamono, Ones2Watch, Flaunt, Soundvenue, Lips, Marvle, Bust, Nytt Lyf, New York Arts, Vision, Neo2, Brooklyn Magazine, Lamono, Dispose.co, Live Fast Magazine

Select Companies

Diane Von Furstenberg, Refinery 29,  Grey Ant, Suzannah Wainhouse, Yestadt Millinery, Forever 21, Osklen, Geminlola, Jaunt NY,  Toki Collection, Bijules, Thelma Bjork, Shaina Mote

Record Labels

Sub Pop, RCA, Bedroom Community, Touch and Go, Terrible Records, Secretly Canadian, Rounder Records, New Amsterdam, Yamaha Artists


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