Samantha Nieto is an artist from Phoenix, AZ currently residing in Cambridge, MA. After completing her BFA in Photography at Arizona State University, she went on to complete her MFA in Photography & Integrated Media from Lesley University in 2018.
She has experience as a high school photography instructor and has participated in exhibitions in Arizona, California, Boston and Mexico. In 2018, she gained a spot among the Boston Globe’s 2018 listing of top emerging artistic talent, an honor reserved for a select few regional artists each year. Nieto placed second in 2019 for the annual juried Trinity Art Show based out of Sacramento, CA.
The themes of Nieto’s art revolve around her Mexican culture, ancestry and Catholicism. Her techniques include alternative processes, digital photography, and installation art.