I began painting in college, many years ago. After graduation, I worked in graphic design for about six years. At that point, I changed careers to work in education, first as a preschool teacher, now as an educational assistant and coach. My husband of 23 years and I have raised three amazing and creative children. I found myself ready to reconnect with my love of oil painting. I am inspired by my daughter, an artist far greater than I, who urged me to begin again.