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I started drawing at a very young age, creating pictures for family members and friends. I remember being fascinated with taking things apart, such as old watches to see how they worked then trying to put them back together again. My father gave me an SLR camera and 3 rolls of black and white film for my 8th grade graduation present. This is when I started taking things apart and rearranging them for photo possibilities. After having three children and numerous jobs I found myself yearning to go back to school. I took an evening class at a community college. I remember the first night of class when the instructor asked us to take out our paper and charcoal and draw the still life in the center of the room. It was like a tornado of energy was rushing from my eye to my hand. I felt so comfortable. From that point on I couldn’t stop. I found a way to continue my college education. I earned a BA in interdisciplinary art with a…

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  • Joined January 5, 2009

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Vintage found objects I love taking old watches apart to create new beautiful things

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I started drawing at a very young age, creating pictures for family members and friends. I remember being fascinated with taking things apart, such as old watches to see how they worked then trying to put them back together again. My father gave me an SLR camera and 3 rolls of black and white film for my 8th grade graduation present. This is when I started taking things apart and rearranging them for photo possibilities. After having three children and numerous jobs I found myself yearning to go back to school. I took an evening class at a community college. I remember the first night of class when the instructor asked us to take out our paper and charcoal and draw the still life in the center of the room. It was like a tornado of energy was rushing from my eye to my hand. I felt so comfortable. From that point on I couldn’t stop. I found a way to continue my college education. I earned a BA in interdisciplinary art with a focus on Visual art. I have found my passion in life. I look forward to discovering new ideas and revisiting the old as my body of work continues to grow.

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