I grew up in a small, charming town in Western Massachusetts. My mother Edith, an oil painter, made me happy by always having lots of art supplies on hand. Even as a teen I loved drawing materials. I spent my first babysitting checks (a whopping $90) on pens and markers! In 2005, I earned a Fine Art & Illustration Degree from Meredith College. Now I live in beautiful North Carolina with my husband, Bob, 2 sons, Dan & Derek, and our beloved dog, Graham. You can often find us out & about on hiking trails or at the local ice cream shop!