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Hello! I am excited to finally have taken the plunge into selling my art on Etsy!

Color is the one true element that can move me. I love juxtaposing vibrant warm and cool colors to evoke playfulness or using neutral warm tones to calm the soul. My work has continued to center on women, children and families as well as the concept of HOME. Most recently I have begun to explore the addition of collage and the written word.

I have been lucky enough to teach elementary art since 1999. This has greatly influenced my own work. I LOVE children's uninhibited use of color and their direct simplicity of line. Both of these qualities have filtered into my own pieces. I feel privileged to work with my students everyday because I learn from them and can help them learn that art is such an important way to tell your own story…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 3
  • Joined September 6, 2010

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acrylic paint, mixed media

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About

Hello! I am excited to finally have taken the plunge into selling my art on Etsy!

Color is the one true element that can move me. I love juxtaposing vibrant warm and cool colors to evoke playfulness or using neutral warm tones to calm the soul. My work has continued to center on women, children and families as well as the concept of HOME. Most recently I have begun to explore the addition of collage and the written word.

I have been lucky enough to teach elementary art since 1999. This has greatly influenced my own work. I LOVE children's uninhibited use of color and their direct simplicity of line. Both of these qualities have filtered into my own pieces. I feel privileged to work with my students everyday because I learn from them and can help them learn that art is such an important way to tell your own story.

I am a mom of two boys and wouldn't have it any other way! I am blessed to job-share my teaching position so I can be running around with my kids the rest of the time. (oh, and painting, too!)

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