In the artwork of Felicia Brooks, playful intuition drives process upon loosely laid plans. Paint is aggressively pushed across the surface, then blended with a gentle touch over areas in need of mercy. Brooks artwork is a bucket of water drawn from a deep well of compassion and pedagogy.
Felicia Brooks holds a Bachelors of Art in Visual Arts with a minor in Psychology from Florida State University, 2013. She has worked under an art conservator, restored old maps, and catalogued over 2,000 works of art. Brooks has taught at Young at Art Children's museum, created and ran programs in affordable housing communities, and taught for the City of Pembroke Pines. She has traveled to Mexico, Brazil, Cuba, and El Salvador on mission trips where she used her artistic skills to benefit the community through murals, teaching, promoting the value of the arts. Travel enriches her artwork and the work of her art students, a cross cultural exchange.
Currently, Felicia Brooks is the Visual Arts Director at Parkway Middle School of the Arts in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She enjoys working at Boca Museum of Art School in the Summer. Brooks continues to embark on innovative ideas to artistically benefit the community through personal art work and collaborative initiatives.