Paola Dawson

Inspire - Create - Dream - Celebrate

Work Experience

- Walcutt Art Resources, Deerfield Beach FL                                                    2003-2009

Art developer and mass production artist. Responsible for creating and reproducing paintings from the business catalog to various clients across the country such as City Furniture.

- Grumbacher/Michael's Art Stores, South Florida                                           2010-2013

Art Instructor for Michael's Art Supply Stores, in the South Florida area. Teaching landscape, floral, seascape, still-life paintings and portraits using acrylic painting techniques.

-  Independent Contractor                                                                                       2003-2016

Residential and commercial murals- Developed concept design using acrylics, on wood, canvas and walls.
Faux Finish- Using various techniques, wood grain, sponging, antiquing, cracle, glazing, raging, patina, stencil, texture, etc.
Custom Art- Picture reproduction, family portraits, conceptional designs.
Restorations- Antique, and damaged sculptures and paintings.
Private and group art classes- At home studio. 
Face Painter/Balloon Twister- Provides entertainment for parties, decorations, and pregnancy photo shoots. 

References: Available upon request.


Art Education

Artist- Comprehensive Career Diploma                                                                    2011-2013
Penn Foster College and Career School