Shae Irving, Communications Manager (website

Shae is a professional wordsmith with more than two decades’ experience working in print and online. Since graduating from U.C. Berkeley with degrees in Rhetoric and Law, she has edited books, essays, poetry, software manuals and hundreds of online articles spanning a wide range of topics—and she keeps several blogs. Shae was grateful to discover The Painting Experience in 2001, finding that process work fuels inspiration and creates a necessary resting place for the parts of the brain that love to think and talk. Shae has been the social media voice for The Painting Experience since 2008. She curates the blog on this website and provides organizational and communications support to Stewart and the facilitators, always endeavoring to keep the mission of The Painting Experience close to her heart.