I was brought up in North Carolina but lived most of my life in Northern Virginia. Today I live in the triangle area of North Carolina. I always wanted to be able to paint but never had the chance or to be encouraged to try. So after I retired from nursing I took several classes in the arts from the senior classes and found that I loved acrylic painting. I was surprised that I could actually “paint “. One of my early paintings was entered into an art show and was the only painting sold. I felt so encouraged. Since then I have been working to improve my skills.Any questions can email at firstname.lastname@example.org.