Sharlena is a visual artist and art educator whose work has been published, commissioned and privately collected. Her Endangered Animals series has recently been featured by the David Suzuki Foundation. In 2004, Sharlena developed an art school for Curry's Art Supplies in Toronto. She went on to work at TriArt Acrylics, where she was an art products specialist and educator, lecturing and presenting at art trade shows throughout the US and Canada. She's also the founder of Shared Palette a unique interactive art entertainment venture.