Marea Haslett was born in Birmingham, Alabama and grew up in the Atlanta area and California. She enjoys the mental process of painting, sculpting and writing. She graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with an MFA in Painting in 2016 and has been teaching art for over 20 years. As an art educator, she develops and runs a successful art program and assists in all aspects of helping art students find personal success. She also develops curriculum, writes grants and promotional materials while providing art leadership in her school, district, and state. Her artwork is in several private collections nationwide, at the University of North Georgia and in various shows in the Atlanta area. She shares her journey with her husband, and their two sons.