Currently working as a college tutor and freelance graphic designer, American artist Thressa Willett has a diverse background in the arts and academia. She has extensive experience in digital marketing, web design, copywriting, social media, and nonprofit development. She is an ardent advocate for progressive politics and equal rights.
Thressa holds an MFA in Studio Arts and a BFA in New Media from Maine College of Art, as well as a BA in English from the University of Southern Maine. She is the current President and spirited advocate of the USA nonprofit Portland Youth Dance. Thressa has studied at the prestigious Stonecoast Creative Writing program, trained at various dance schools in NYC, Boston, and Maine, received two certifications from NYC’s Zena Rommett Floor-Barre® foundation, choreographed for various dance and theater productions, and exhibited her soft sculpture and fashion designs at various art exhibits and runway shows.
Thressa recently completed an art residency at RGNN in Madrid, Spain where she taught two workshops in iPhone photography and graphic design for journalists and marketing students. She will pursue her 3rd certification in Floor-Barre® in Mexico, early 2019.