Paula do Sameiro Alves was born in Ponte da Barca, on New Year's Eve in 1975 and grew up in the United States, returning to Portugal in 1993. She has a Degree in Econimics from the University of Coimbra. Since the year 2000 she has persued her passion for paiinting, completing in 2004 the Art Course at the National Art Society of Lisbon.

Paula is a member of the National Art Society of Lisbon and the Artist Association of Pašo de Arcos. Her first exhibition was a group show at the Art Galery "Museu Martins Correia", GolegŃ in 2000, and it was in the same Galery that she presented her art work in an individual show in 2001.

Since then she has not stopped painting and has participated in a number of individual and group exhibitions   namely the Youth Institute in Viana do Castelo, the National Art Society of Lisbon, the  Infantado Palace in Benavente and the Vila Albatroz in Cascais.

Many of her works are present in public and private collections.