About the designer -- Paula Smith-Danell

Paula graduated with an AA degree from Bassist College (aka The Art Institute of Portland). She received a BA in Apparel Design from The American College for Applied Arts in London, England, (aka The American Intercontinental University). She graduated summa cum laude, and awarded “Most Outstanding Graduate” for her class.

After working for Seattle apparel giant Union Bay Sportswear, in 1989 Paula started Fletcher Artworks, where she designs and constructs one of a kind, couture clothing and wearable art, and contracts apparel design services to the apparel industry, working for companies such as, Columbia Sportswear, Pendleton Woolen Mills, Norm Thompson and Sahalie.

Her wearable art can be purchased through her Etsy account: xxxxxxxx And through Sequoia Gallery and Studios: 136 SE 3 rd Ave. Hillsboro, Oregon 97123 P: 503.693.0401 web: SequoiaGalleryStudios.org