Artist Paula Allen's impact in the arts has reached hundreds of thousands of families world wide. She received a Humanitarian of the Year Award in 2011 from the Tampa Fl Human Rights Council for her work in the arts.
Allen was also Nominated for Woman of the Year in Community Service in 2008 by the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce. Allen’s first love is drawing and telling stories with her artwork in illustration, painting, and now in animation. In 2007 she was the logo artist for St. Petersburg's First night with her Jester characters on buttons, billboards and on t-shirts. Using her creative talents Allen designs innovative art exhibitions and community projects for-children and families.
Her professional career has a strong focus on improving lives through the power and impact of art.In 2016 Allen received her MFA in Film from The Vermont College of Fine Art. Her wide range of knowledge in multiple platforms in the arts make her a versatile artist. Skilled in Visual, performing arts and film.
MFA FILM- Vermont College of Fine Art ( Film, new media, Animation, Script Writing)
MA -Theatre Arts -State University of New York ( Film Acting, costume design, Scene Design, Playwriting)
B.S. Art Ed The College of St Rose / Center for Art & Design ( Art Education, Fine Arts, photography)
The Art Institute of Boston: Visual Arts/ Sculpture/ Illustration
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