Paula occupies a unique position in the Western Australian arts community. She is an independent visual artist who has diversified her working life in several clear directions whilst maintaining a visual arts practice of the highest calibre. Embracing public artworks, the arts & education sector and festival arts, she works with a driving commitment to create art employing processes of community participation, cultural mapping and identity. Paula is extremely well traveled and her eclectic artistic practice is born of an internationalist perspective. Always, she engages with these areas at an elite professional level with great dedication, intelligence, passion and good humour.