"We are passionate about creating, teaching and appreciating art, and believe that the act of creating art has healing properties on both body and mind".

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Maria G. Casey

Founder and principal instructor at The Fat Brush Art Workshop. I hold a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design from Universidad Femenina de Mexico and a Diplome’ de Maitre de Formation de Pebeo in Art from Provence, France.

I ran my own Interior Design business, worked  teaching art for a television show and as a Project Art Coordinator in two magazines.

Currently I serve as Art Instructor at schools in the Seattle Archdiocese, teaching a wide variety of creative expressions. I collaborate with the Lynnwood Library, the Everett Community College and WAGRO foundation where I work with underprivileged Latino and Hispanic children, helping them to understand their culture and identity through the arts.

I also have two certifications in Children with Special Needs: Phsysical Disabilities and The Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) by NAMI Eastside (National Alliance on Mental Illness).