Hello! I'm Colleen.
My love for making art began when I was around seven years old. The smell of new crayons or the gift of a pan of fresh watercolors filled me with delight. But way back in the 60's, the grownups told me that being an artist was not a practical way to live. So I set that dream aside and became a hairstylist, a bodybuilder, a wife, a mother, a cub scout leader, a personal fitness trainer, and a life coach. There are lots of ways to be creative!
When my children eventually took wing, I decided it was time to dust off those crayons, buy some fresh paint, and some big canvases!
These days, I spend my time drawing, taking photographs, painting, and traveling with my husband of 33 years. Nature is my constant source of inspiration. My art reflects my love of the earth and all her creatures. I enjoy learning to use all of the art materials and mediums available today, while acrylics, watercolor and pretty paper are my personal favorites.
Nothing brings me greater joy and satisfaction than knowing my art has opened someone's mind and heart to nature. I do my best to greet each day with humor, curiosity, compassion, and wonder.