In 2000, while living and working in the West Africa country of Mauritania, she found time to begin painting seriously. She joined a painting group there, and found ample inspiration in the proud people and support of art
lovers among the diplomatic and local community. With friends organized shows and encouraged many talented, young local artists.
Since 2003 she is living in Arlington and retired from federal government service in 2005. She works seriously on art. She is member of Arlington Artists Alliance and member of Gallery Underground. She shows her arts in many venues around Arlington. She has private Studio.
Check her websitewww.partaabstudio.com