Samuel Luke Beatty is a printmaker and illustrator based in based in Sydney, Australia. His practice uses self-portraiture, storytelling and metaphors of outer space to explore themes of gender identity and discovering the authentic self. He creates screen prints, etchings, zines and artist books which all address his personal experiences of being transgender. Samuel also writes and illustrates graphic narratives that focus on the exploration of gender identity and self-discovery.
His stories provide alternate forms of queer and transgender representation, as an educational tool, support resource, and to provide positive affirmations and validation to other gender questioning individuals on similar journeys.