Emma M.

Emma M.

For Emma, painting is her escape. It’s time for her to be alone and unique – she’s the only person in her household who paints. Painting also allows her active brain to focus and quiet down while everything else disappears.

Mary Jean (MJ) T.

Mary Jean (MJ) T.

Mary Jean has always enjoyed drawing and doodling. She has even found that the fine motor skills used during her 36 years as a dental hygienist have carried over to painting.

Ann Helton

Ann Helton

Ann started her journey with watercolor after returning home with new supplies after visiting her artist daughter. And when she almost died from complications from ovarian cancer, she realized one journey she wasn’t quite done with just yet – watercolor.

Gayle Ackerman

Gayle Ackerman

Gayle has not only spent time working creatively doing graphic design and teaching rubber stamp art, she continues to live a creatively full life by making something everyday, whether it’s calligraphy, watercolor, or in the garden.

Ellen Becker

Ellen Becker

While Ellen’s creativity had mostly been expressed through her work as a psychoanalyst, raising her son, working in her garden, and through cooking, she now paints with watercolor and enjoys how the medium is a dance between control and flow.

Janet Ann Myrick

Janet Ann Myrick

Member Spotlight Janet Ann Myrick I have always enjoyed painting. I did a lot of the Donna Dewberry art, which is double loading the paint brush with acrylic paint. I eventually joined a watercolor group in our retirement community. Eventually the group ended so I...