Art College Photo Instructor Samantha Hearn

Samantha Hearn BA, AA


Samantha Hearn is a photographer and content creator from Nashville. She is a former newspaper journalist, having earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Middle Tennessee State University and her Associate’s Degree from Volunteer State Community College. She left the news world in 2015 to pursue the arts full-time and has since worked with clients such as Zac Posen and Kenmark Eyewear, Disco Cowgirl, and Bloomberg Associates.

Samantha has also created content for NASA Social/SpaceX, as well as worked with countless individuals, musicians, and brands in Nashville. Her work leans heavily towards fashion, science fiction, and vibrant conceptual art. She has had images published in the New York Times, The Tennessean, Peerspace, and Dark Beauty Magazine to name a few.

In addition to photography, Samantha is a wardrobe stylist, creative director, photo editor, and hair and makeup artist. In her free time, she likes to roller skate, thrift shop, and read books.