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Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly. -Dalai Lama

Patti Paulsen
Instructor Bio


Patti S. Paulsen is an accomplished painter, award-winning artist & educator, currently residing in South West Wine Country- Temecula, CA.

She has a passion for teaching art to students of all ages for over a decade.  When she isn't teaching, you may find her enjoying painting live weddings and events. She is a busy mom of two teen boys, grew up in LA & NY, has been married to her soul mate for over 23 years, has three dogs, enjoys yoga & sound baths, walking in nature, couldn't imagine life without music and has traveled to 26 countries!

Her work may be found at local wineries, has been shown internationally, and has won several awards including a piece bought for the City of Temecula’s permanent collection.  

Patti holds a Single Subject Art & Design Degree from SDSU, with a semester abroad at the Royal College of Art in London, UK.  Her life has been full, and rich with life experiences that only enhance her paintings & teachings filled with good intentions to bring her clients joy.  She has been fortunate to mentor several successful young adults to become entrepreneurs and follow their creative passions.  

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