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I grew up in the country in East Jordan, Michigan where I first learned how much I enjoy playing with art. I have many fond memories painting outdoors and simultaneously enjoying nature, good friends and wise mentors.

I studied art and Spanish education in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I currently live in Grand Rapids and teach high school Spanish and Art. I love having time to be a full time artist during the summer months!

I am inspired by colors, nature, and geometric composition details found in everyday life. I enjoy creating vibrantly colorful and playful compositions. I love to create detailed and repetitive shapes which I find relaxing and meditative. I love working with acrylics. I paint on a variety of surfaces and enjoy incorporating metal, wire and thread on many of my pieces. Occasionally I paint with watercolor or oil. I love to work with…

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  • Female
  • Born on February 22
  • Joined October 10, 2008

Favorite materials

books, paper, maps, items creatively reused, thread, string, wire

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About

I grew up in the country in East Jordan, Michigan where I first learned how much I enjoy playing with art. I have many fond memories painting outdoors and simultaneously enjoying nature, good friends and wise mentors.

I studied art and Spanish education in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I currently live in Grand Rapids and teach high school Spanish and Art. I love having time to be a full time artist during the summer months!

I am inspired by colors, nature, and geometric composition details found in everyday life. I enjoy creating vibrantly colorful and playful compositions. I love to create detailed and repetitive shapes which I find relaxing and meditative. I love working with acrylics. I paint on a variety of surfaces and enjoy incorporating metal, wire and thread on many of my pieces. Occasionally I paint with watercolor or oil. I love to work with recycled materials!

I believe art encompasses the visual realm and also a spiritual realm. I create art in a contemplative and peaceful state. Each and every work of art on my site has the ability to bring joy visually and energetically!

I am also a painter - you can see my art at:
http://www.etsy.com/profile.php?user_id=6078442

I blog about art, life and other stuff at:
www.meditativeabstractions.blogspot.com
www.vidadesigns.blogspot.com


"Be the change you wish to see" Gandhi

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