A Family of Artists
I was born in Georgia, but I spent most of my childhood living up and down the East Coast until I was in high school. My family moved back here when I was a teenager, and I went to high school in North Georgia.
I come from an artistic family. My mother’s side is very fiber based. We have exquisite hand made quilts from my great, great grandmothers, as well as hand-dyed wool hooked rugs and needlepoint art. Crocheting, knitting, sewing and embroidery run rampant on that side. My maternal great grandmother was an amazing seamstress and also spent part of her 20’s in New York City making hats. That was around 1907 and was rather unique for a little old Georgia girl at that time. My father’s side is very 2D, painterly based. My paternal grandmother painted eyeballs for injured WW2 soldiers.