Samaa Ahmed is a Master's of Design candidate at OCAD University, pursuing a degree in Digital Futures. She is a practicing artist whose work has been featured locally including at the University of Toronto Faculty of Information, the Daniels Spectrum, and SKETCH Community Arts. She is a member of the South Asian Visual Arts Centre, the Royal Ontario Museum, and the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Samaa is a Founder at the Founder Institute, and has worked in the U.S. at a law firm on Wall Street and as a policy analyst in Washington, DC. She received her B.A. from Wellesley College in Massachusetts in 2013.


Members of ARTBOX Toronto's Advisory Board are executives, board members, trustees, and faculty at the top art institutions in Ontario, including OCAD University, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Royal Ontario Museum, the University of Toronto, and local galleries. 


ARTBOX Toronto seeks to make art in the GTA more accessible to the public through curating monthly subscription boxes with the most interesting, innovative, and creative works from emerging local artists.
— Samaa Ahmed, Founder, ARTBOX Toronto