Schooling- I attended Rosholt Area Public Schools in Rosholt Wisconsin. I graduated from UW Stevens Point earning a BFA with an emphasis in Graphic Design and Photography. I later attended UW Eau Claire earning certification in Art Education.
Past Experience-I began my career as a graphic designer. I retouched photographs for sport publications and books. I worked on sports and hunting magazines such as Deer and Deer Hunter, Turkey Hunter, Sports Collectors Digest, and Comic Buyers Guide to name a few. Throughout the years I free lanced as a photographer, illustrator, and commercial artist.
Personal Information- I have three children including two boys and one girl. I have a wonderful grandson! I enjoy outdoor activities including camping and kayaking. I love watching films. I enjoy various kinds of music including classic rock and jazz. I enjoy making all kinds of art including sculpting, drawing, painting, photography, and more! I like working with computers and graphic editing programs.
I enjoy learning about wildlife, nature, and history, especially Native American history. I enjoy my summer trips to Alaska and visiting my daughter's family. I have kayaked in the ocean near Valdez at the edge of the Columbian Glacier. I saw Denali on a clear day. I have camped on the ocean at the Kenai while fishing during the salmon run. I saw a large pod of Beluga Whales as well as other magnificent wildlife during my visits.
I love teaching art and working with so many talented students at the Prairie du Chien High School.