About the Artist

Tulasi painting Tulasi (tul-see) Zimmer is a mid-career professional artist and educator. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (BFA) from The Ohio State University and a Master of Fine Arts degree (MFA) from Miami University of Ohio in painting, drawing, and art history. Tulasi's professional art career began when she was still in high school and includes experience as a portrait artist; illustrator; graphic artist; web developer; multimedia producer and publisher; computer animator; stained glass artist; fiber artist; and arts education administrator. She has created art and design for major corporations, State government, design studios, higher/adult education programs, the private sector. Tulasi is an award winning oil painter and has received several national and regional awards, gallery representation in New York City, and her art work belongs to public and private collections around the world.

Tulasi currently divides her time between teaching and painting in her studio. She is a member of College Art Association, Chronicles of Higher Education, Holter Art Museum, Montana Association of Weavers and Spinners, Helena Spinners and Weavers Guild, Handweavers Guild of America, and has served on the City of Helena ( Montana) Public Arts Commission.

When she's not painting, she also enjoys camping, hiking, yoga & meditation, organic gardening, playing her guitar, reading and writing.