One of the most magical times I remember as a child was sneaking into my Grandma Thelma's room with my sister Melissa and my cousin Danielle. Going through her fancy jewelry and looking at all the beautiful clothes with lace and feathers seemed to hold a secret of experiences she once lived. We would play dress up, put on dance shows as our parents would scold us for going through Grandma's things all while displaying half a smile on their faces. Seeing my Grandma's face light up as we did this gave us an unspoken approval. It became a common theme for years to come and is something I never outgrew.
My experiences with my Grandma can be seen through out all my artwork. She loved to garden, was a prominent distributor of bird seed, had a zest for life and introduced me to different ways to be creative. My use of flowers, birds, bugs, feathers, jewels, lace, vintage and…
- Born on April 16
- Joined October 30, 2010