Curator, Graphic Designer, Painter
Theresa Mura graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.F.A. in Graphic Design. Her studies covered a broad range of all art mediums including an intensive study of 'washi'-hand made paper. During her University years Theresa continued her Chicago based Cricket's Calligraphy where she has done creative hand lettering for a variety of clients.
Theresa resided in Kyushu, Japan from 1992-2004 where she has studied many of the Traditional Japanese Arts, such as Shodo, Shodai-yaki, Ikenobo and Nihon-ga. She had many Nihon-ga exhibitions through out Kyushu Prefecture and Tokyo.
Theresa moved to Whistler in 2004 where she continued her pursuit of painting under the influence of it's gorgeous surroundings while keeping a steady flow of creative design for Whistler clientele from her Graphic Design Studio - Mura Productions.
Currently in Vancouver, Theresa is the Director of The Gallery George located in Gastown. The Gallery George shows established & emerging painters, designers and sculptors.