From a young age Paula has always has been interested in Art. After attending Vesper George School of Art, Paula started working in stained glass back in the early 80’s
In the mid 80’s she was asked to relocate to Australia for four months to open up several restaurants in Melbourne. She stayed a year and during that year she designed a large stained glass window for her employer’s; The Pavilion Group, Inc. After a year she needed to become a resident or come home. She came home to pursue a career in business, but continued to work on her art.
Her position of Package Designer a liaison for Microsoft ® and Original Equipment Manufactures (OEM) took her all over the country. This allowed Paula to collect different influences and ideas from various parts of the country.
In 2001 she decided to focus on her art and teaching, and creating one of-a-kind pieces for residential and commercial clients. Her love of flowers, nature, and the sea greatly influence her work.
2002 Paula and 4 other partners opened up a Gallery and Gift Shop. Five Crows Gallery and Handcrafted Gifts. We are located Main Street, Natick Center, MA 01760 www.fivecrows.com
Paula has added lampworking glass to her creative passion. She has been designing large hollow beads that create fun and funky necklaces.
On her radar she is now very interested in working furnace into her fusing.
She has been involved with Snow Farm in Western Massachusetts for 14 years, teaching the art of fusing and slumping glass into large vessels and jewelry. For more info about classes contact: www.snowfarm.org