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I received an MFA in studio art from Southern Illinois University, and have been a professional artist and business owner since graduating. My career as an artist became challenged by Multiple Sclerosis several years ago as the disease minimized the use of my right hand. Struggling to stay creative, I trained my left-hand so I could continue to produce art; while at the same time beginning work on The Bunco Club. I’ve always loved to write so when one door closed, I jumped at the chance to open a new one. In order to hone my writing skills, I have attended several workshops at the renowned Iowa Summer Writing Festival.

I live in the Chicago suburbs with my husband, Bob, and we have one adult son.


A sampling of quilts from last weekends quilt show: Dekalb County Quilters' Guild Quilt Show in Sycamore, Illinois.

Soft colors I loved this quilt! It was titled "Social Networking." There is a closeup of the fabric below. Fabric from above quilt. I'm very much beginning to like the whole red/black/white look. This quilt was cool! Antique quilt from 1910. Another antique beauty Antique quilt ma... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 18, 2014 11:06
Average rating: 4.05 · 40 ratings · 18 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
The Bunco Club
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2013
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