The natural world of the high desert in Central Oregon, where I live, is the inspiration for my art.
My interest in drawing, painting and all forms of art, including ceramics, began early as a young girl. Summer art classes were always my preferred activity. Artistic growth blossomed at the university where I majored in education with a minor in art. During my career as an elementary teacher, I taught students art lessons in all media, especially clay projects, for more than 30 years. I remain in contact with my favorite art professor, Sr. Noreen O’Leary from Marylhurst University.
In the past 20 years I have rediscovered ceramic art for my own enjoyment. Recently my art travels have taken me to Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, Fiji and Colorado. I...