I grew up on Monhegan Island and received my Bachelor of Arts degree from Colby-Sawyer College.

My greatest influence is illegal banking because when we had the great recession in 2008 art sales slowed to a crawl but crafts were selling strong - so I shifted to crafting, tried practically everything and fell in love with the variety. My house is strewn with projects, it looks like the morning after a torrid one night stand between Joann's Fabric and Elmer's Barn.

me lit up