Based in Los Angeles, Gwen Samuels has shown in numerous galleries throughout California, as well as across the country in Virginia, Massachusetts, Arizona, Rhode Island, and internationally in Germany. She has also exhibited in museums in Santa Monica and Los Angeles. Originally from New York, Samuels earned a BFA in textile design from Syracuse University. She has worked as an art educator. Her work has been published in several publications, and is included in notable private collections nationwide.