Born and raised in northwestern Minnesota. Attended Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. Worked for several years in human resources at St. Ansgar Hospital in Moorhead. Met future husband when he was a student at NDSU. Married and relocated to Minneapolis while husband was a graduate student. Have lived in Bemidji, MN and also spent 25 years in Rapid City, SD and raised two sons. Primarily a self-taught artist, I am a watercolor and collage artist. I'm a Signature Member of the Red River Watercolor Society. My husband is now semi-retired and we relocated back to Bemidji in 2015. I have focused on watercolor for over 20 years.