Olga Sam/Volha Samuila, B.A.
Olga Sam (Volha Samuila-formal name) was born and raised in Belarus. She received a B.A. in Art History and Art Appreciation from Vitebsk State University in 2004. During the next few years, Olga worked as a researcher in the National Center of Modern Arts of the Republic of Belarus and as a senior researcher in Belarusian National Arts Museum. She also attended Graphic Design classes at Belarusian State Academy of Arts in 2007-2008.
Olga moved to the United States in 2012 and started to practice producing art again in 2016.
Since then Olga has taken classes and attended workshops conducted by Andy Braitman at Braitman Art Studio; visited many open figure drawing sessions throughout Charlotte area; and has worked in her studio farther developing her skills and talents in abstract, figurative, portraiture and landscape art.
She is currently assisting in the studio.