Samantha Haedrich is a designer based in Portland, Maine and a Visiting Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at Maine College of Art.

She works under the name PATH, providing creative direction for clients within the fields of art, architecture and independent publishing.

At MECA, Samantha teaches courses in professional practice, independent publishing, information design and visual identity systems.

Samantha has served as the President of AIGA Maine since 2017. Since joining AIGA in 2012, she has helped launch AIGA Maine’s annual Portfolio Day and Mentorship Program.

She is also a co-founder of the New England Art Book Fair, a two-day event held at SPACE Gallery, which showcases artists, book sellers and small presses from across the country.

Born and raised in New Jersey, she received an MFA from Yale University and a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University.