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.

If you need to contact me, my email is You can also contact me via my website AJ's Design Artz.

Thanks for stopping by!

1 comment:

  1. 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 with the details. Thanks so much,
    XOX Lucy


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