Verushka Samarkina

Verushka participated in The Shoe Project writing workshop in 2022, and shared her story from stages in Toronto, Windsor and Kingston. She has a PhD in Literature, a TESL Certificate, and more than 20 years of teaching experience. Verushka is also a visual artist – she experiments with watercolors, acrylic paints and mixed media; fiber arts and design is another venue for her self-expression. Verushka loves working with people: she believes in the healing powers of art and sees creative collaborations as a way “to grow together and make this world a happier place”.