Becky Rife's Profile
I live in Northern Virginia, eight miles from Washington, DC, in a condominium across the road from a lake. I grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania but have lived in the Washington metro area for so long it feels like home.
I love to make stuff and am basically a self- taught artist. To get started I studied lots of Somerset Studio magazines and took courses here and there. I have many mentors whose work I studied who provided inspiration.
I never considered myself an artist and was pleasantly surprised to discover in midlife that I had some artistic talent and began playing around with paper and making things. I've been told I "have a good eye" and just use my intuition to figure out what papers go where.
Among several previous careers, I was a social worker. That part of me is still…
- Born on November 11
- Joined March 25, 2008