Bio

My name is Aletha, and I live in Tulsa, OK, better known as Tornado Alley. I am married to a wonderful man who is my rock and soul mate. We have two grown children, a daughter and son. Our daughter and son-in-law have blessed us with two grandsons, 22 and 18 years old. Our son married a wonderful young lady in 2009, and they have blessed us with another grandson who is now 3 years old.

A little bit about me…I am an artist and designer all around. Many years ago I was a graphic/print production artist, so I have been involved in some form of “art” most of my adult life. In the mid-2000s, I was enjoying some success creating and selling mixed-media art pieces on canvas and in shadowboxes, and also handmade journals, bookmarks, and ornaments at various art shows in northeastern Oklahoma. I also taught classes on how to create mixed-media art with rubber stamps and very much enjoyed being an instructor. I’ve even had a few “fine” art pieces—actually, I think all art is pretty “fine”—displayed and even sold in galleries.

As of November 2009, I became disabled (diagnosed with COPD/Alpha 1) and unable to work outside the home. I am on oxygen 24/7 but still pretty spry, and with the supportive husband that I have, I am thankful to say that I am a very lucky artist. I am able to practice more each day. I am truly blessed. Now I get to concentrate on my more creative side. 

You are going to find that I have been an avid card designer for the past several years. I am still a card designer, but you are going to see more mixed-media art also. I appreciate all visits and look forward to engaging other like-minded artists and art lovers who reach out to me.

Thanks for stopping by!

1 comment:

Lucy Patrick said...

Hi Aletha, I won December's challenge at One Sweet Challenge and it said to email you but I can't find your email anywhere? Hopefully you can email me at lucypatrick@bigpond.com with the details. Thanks so much,
XOX Lucy

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