Formerly Antelope Valley School of Fine Art, opened in 1989 by artist and owner Kris Sosa. Antoinette was hired by Kris as an assistant. By 2005 Antoinette taught separately and in 2017 rebranded ADSFA to Artuity Creative Studio. Kris and Antoinette are good friends to this day.
Antoinette De Paiva
Owner and Instructor
Originally from San Diego, CA and currently lives in west Palmdale with husband, horses and Standard Poodles. Antoinette is involved in the performing arts community as a regular cast member with Antelope Valley Ballet. Within the visual arts, Antoinette promotes, designs and attends events, exhibits her work and encourages students to do the same everywhere possible. She regularly volunteers art lessons at local schools.
Currently, Antoinette is finishing a 4 year MFA program with Azusa Pacific University.
The Masters of Fine Arts degree is a professorial degree comparable to PhD in other fields.
For many years Antoinette worked for and than alongside Kris Sosa and Antelope Valley School of Fine Art.
Antoinette is interested in animal welfare, equestrian activities, dance and classical music.
27 years teaching experience
BA Visual Arts: CSUN
BA Teaching: Chapman University
MFA program at Asuza Pacific University
( Graduation TBA )
CSET Art 1,2