After graduating, she briefly attended the University of California, Berkeley, before transferring to the University of Southern California to study film.
While she had her first break into the industry when the was selected to appear in PBS' documentary series In 1997, Patton graduated from USC with magna cum laude honors and landed a job with PBS as a production assistant on a number of documentaries.
Another of Paula’s shelling creations, shown here, is an ongoing project.
Paula keeps several shell boxes to choose from while creating her artwork—and even uses shells from oyster beds that she’s raked in herself.
The shoot took place in Paula’s sitting room, which blends into the kitchen, creating a large, open and inviting space.
Forget the Bible verse that says: 'Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord'.
By the time Patton, who had grown up across the street from the 20th Century Fox studios, entered high school at the Hamilton School for the Performing Arts, she had become increasingly interested in filmmaking.Robin Thicke and Paula Patton have reached a settlement in their custody battle over seven-year-old son Julian.The couple split several years ago and they got into a custody war earlier this year after Paula accused him of domestic violence.It was obvious, too, when we realized there were people who loved Paula deeply and suggested there was more to this woman than crime and punishment.When Bill Pelke provided us access to 120 letters Paula had written him, many of them from death row, we began to see a three-dimensional person beyond the yellowed news clippings.
Implied with the questions was a sense of "What else is there to say about Paula Cooper?