Since 1990, my paintings have been featured in over 150 solo and group art exhibitions throughout the Western United States. I'm primarily an oil painter but lately have started pencil drawing as well. I was born in Detroit, Michigan, but raised on a Black Angus cattle ranch west of Billings, Montana. My dad is the painter Theodore Waddell, so art has always been central in my life.
I live in Sheridan, Wyoming, with my husband and three children. Besides making art, I have also taught drawing, painting, sculpture, design, and installation art at several colleges and universities. I am passionate about philanthropy and deeply committed to preventing hunger and illiteracy in Sheridan County’s most vulnerable children. This led me to start The Food Group in Sheridan along with several other community members. I am also a proud Leadership Wyoming graduate.DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONS
Bachelor of Arts, Hamilton College in Clinton, New York
Master of Arts, California State University, Chico
Master of Fine Arts, University of Texas, San Antonio
ART TO LOVE
A fusion of visual art, design, and artisanship, each product begins with an original oil painting or sketch. I then work with a tight-knit team of local professionals to bring each limited-edition product to life.