1023822Copy of Mj FOUND HER BRUSHESI’ve been a visual artist for over 40 years and spent twenty-three years teaching fine art and creative writing at the elementary and high school levels.

12 x 12 new badgeI have a B.S. and M.A. degree in Art Education from Ball State University. I also have  two grown children and live in the country in Indiana. Currently, I’m writing and illustrating my own children’s picture books.

I am a National/Indiana Writing Project Fellow, a member of SCBWI and a participant in the 12×12 Picture Book Challenge.