|Triada Samaras is an interdisciplinary artist living and working in New York City, where her work has been featured in numerous exhibitions. She holds an MFA in Interdisciplinary Art from Goddard College and an MA in Art/Art Education from Teachers College/Columbia University. Triada has taught art to thousands of students, families, teachers, and education professionals over the past 25 years in New Jersey and New York. She has published several articles on art education including a chapter in the book, Big Questions for Young Minds: Extending Children’s Thinking (NAEYC). Triada has also presented numerous workshops at national and regional conferences. Currently, she is an Adjunct Professor at both Kean and William Paterson Universities in New Jersey.