Paula Gustafson is an artist who lives in Grand Marais, Minnesota. She has been painting in many forms for over 40 years. It is the love of painting with the love of nature and the built world that drives her work. She is constantly looking for that visual spark that inspires her to get to work. Her objective is to show that the environment around us is extraordinary and by observing carefully special beauty is revealed. She holds a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC).