Chris Cozen is a self-taught acrylic & mixed media artist who lives and works in Southern California. Originally trained as an educator, art is a second career for Chris. She is a member of the WORKING ARTIST team at Golden Artist Colors, Inc., manufacturers of artist acrylics and products. Chris enjoys the process of exploration, experimentation and innovation when it comes to discovering what materials can do! Her work is lively, colorful and whimsical. Chris presents many hands-on workshops and speaking engagements each year which focus on Acrylics and their possibilities especially in mixed-media. Chris is the author of several books including the popular Acrylic Solutions: Exploring Mixed Media Layer by Layer, relased in 2013 through North Light.