I have always had a love of art , in all of forms and mediums. My early studies include high school classes, and clubs. My college career began with all the studies possible at Gulf Park College by Sea, Long Beach, MS. I continued learning through the years with many classes , courses, and workshops. I am a juried member of The Greater St. Louis Art Association and belong to various art associations. My expertise has evolved into animal paintings and portraits of our beloved pets. Pastel and pencil my mediums of choice.