Founder and Artistic Director of TULA Arts Center, Lily Friedlander (b. 1947 in Atlanta, GA) is first and foremost an artist. Her work was celebrated in the tenth year anniversary of the TULA Art Center in the solo exhibition, Peculiarities of Self (1994). Friedlander’s work explores the triumph of overcoming impairments; it finds powerful, beautiful imagery to translate deeply personal issues. Friedlander’s art is included in theMOCA GA’s Founding Collection.