1984-88 • NYU - Tisch School of The Arts, Photography
2004-05 • International Culinary Center, Master Pastry Chef
2010-13 • Left Bank Studio School
2012-15 • NYAA
Patti Samper was born in Bogota, Colombia. Has lived for many years in New York City and Paris. She currently resides and works from her studio in Montclair, New Jersey. Patti worked and traveled extensively as a photographer and creative director in the fashion and music industries for over 15 years. During this time, she collaborated with Pantone to develop new, progressive colors. Patti owned an award winning, custom cake design bakery for over 7 years. In 2010, Patti began her studies in drawing and painting.
Patti Samper's creative process incorporates the relationship between the present, a life lived and traveled in diverse cultures, and from a professional history in a variety of creative disciplines.