Paula Mans

Paula Mans is a former Reggio Emilia-inspired early childhood teacher based in Washington, DC. Paula is currently pursuing a Master’s in Art Education at Boston University. While Paula is a DC native, she spent many of her formative years living abroad in Tanzania, Mozambique, and Eswatini. Her experiences abroad led her to foster an interest in learning how various masking traditions have impacted the practices of contemporary visual artists throughout the continent and the African diaspora. Paula Mans is also a practicing visual artist. Paula is the conference manager for Women and Masks.

Masks by Paula Mans.

Masks made by Paula Mans.