Instructor; Other; Visual Arts: Painting; Expressive Arts Facilitator
As both an artist and teacher, Paula’s muse is the authentic voice, for herself, her students, and the art. This commitment is an ongoing journey, unfolding from one moment to the next. Following sacred intuitive impulse and expression is a practice she embodies and teaches.
Paula holds an BS in Art Education from the University of Georgia and an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts and Media from Columbia College Chicago. She is also a Master Expressive Arts Facilitator and regularly hosts “Paint Medicine” classes. She currently resides in Roswell, Georgia where she creates and teaches art, mothers two boys, tries to keep up her yoga practice and be a good friend to her husband.
Paula is also an art instructor with 20+ years of experience. She has taught in colleges, high schools, and elementary schools as well as museums in several cities including: Atlanta, Chicago, Moscow, Budapest, and New York City. Paula has been awarded several teaching grants and honors. She now teaches both online and in her studio.
From color-infused paintings to provocative mandalas, Paula Brett’s broad body of work incorporates various combinations of media dealing with ideas such as created identity, coincidence, ritual, and transitory spaces. Paula has has exhibited work in New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, Florida, Budapest, Hungary; and Timisoara, Romania.