After trying all mediums, I have found my true love…Pastels! The feel of the chalks and the rich, vibrant colors speak to me. My Grandfather was a pastel artist and I love the connection that inspires.
I also love teaching!
For over 30 years, I have taught all age groups from Elementary through College. I hold a BA and MA in Education. In more recent years, I have been teaching pastel workshops to adults in Arizona.
I owned a pottery business in the 90’s, and showed my work in many
I have been lucky enough to sell many works over the years and I am looking forward to new adventures in Pastels.
Most Current Workshops and Classes
Kim Casebeer "Understanding Light and Color in a Landscape" July 2016
Marjie Eakens Petty "Your Creative Journey, Thru Pastel" August 2016
Clive Tyler "Capturing the Light in the Pastel Landscape" July 2017
Kim Casebeer "Understanding Light and Color in a Landscape" July 2017
Tony Allain "Chasing the Light" July 2017
Liz Kenyon, Scottsdale Art School October 2017
Marjie Eakens Petty "Your Creative Journey, Thru Pastel" August 2018
Christine Debrosky Scottsdale Art School November 2018
Christine Debrosky Sedona November 2019
Kathy Howard, Sunsets, Scottsdale Art School, Nov 2021
Pastel Society of Colorado
Arizona Artists' Pastel Association
Evergreen Artists' Association
Evergreen Open Door Studio Tour September 17-18, 2022
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Evergreen Open Door Studio Tour September 2021
Finding Beauty in Unordinary Times Sun Valley Artists at
WHAM Art Center November 2020
Expressions from the Heart Blankcanvasgallery.com July 13- August 28, 2020
Evergreen Open Door Studio Tour September 2020
Pastel Society of Colorado Member Show Summer 2020
Evergreen Open Door Studio Tour September 2019
Sun City Art Expo 2010-2018