Pauleen Micallef, Artist

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Pauleen Micallef was born in Leicester UK but always lived in Malta…

How did you get started?
Art found me. Painted all my life.

What genre do you consider your work to be?

Mainly impressionist to realism at times

Describe your work in less than 10 words

Spontaneous, vivacious, bright, emotional and deep

Where was your first exhibition held?

At the Phoenicia Hotel Lounge

How long have you been practising your art?

All my life…

Which is your favourite from among your own artworks?

There is no favourite.

Whose artist’s work are you most inspired by?

Van Gogh

If you weren’t an artist, what would you be?

A nobody

What is the epitome of happiness for you?

With paint brushes covered in wet paint or chalk pastels

What are you working on at the moment?

A portrait of Barack Obama

Are you a morning person or do you come alive at night?

Up to ten years ago I was a night painter, now I am a day painter

How many coffees a day? Don’t embellish

3 coffees a day.

Sundays can be very productive for some and very unproductive for others. How do you spend yours?
Sunday is no different to any day in the week.

Wine and cheese. Yes or no?
Wine but some cheese… Healthy eater

If you were given a million euros, what would you indulge yourself with?
Just received a spam as a million dollar winner! More Art materials and a new four wheeler, since I am a landscape and ‘plein air’ artist.

Favourite place to holiday?

Well-travelled… All places have something unique and stimulating to offer.

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Paula has a pedigree in TV and stage production (children's and family entertainment) and a passion for the arts. She's taken the reins on The Artists' Directory - Malta and the relevant content for the site.

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