I was born and raised in Bismarck, North Dakota. Intense hatred of snow had me stuck in the house 9 months of the year. I spent most of that time making things. Art has been my passion for longer than I can remember. This led me to an Art Education degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead. I loved going for an Art Ed degree because it allowed me to work in many different mediums. Something that has always intrigued me, that I had no formal training in, is Graphic Design. After toying with the idea for years I decided to go back to school to learn more about it. Graphic design is challenging and exciting. I will never stop loving the fine arts but I believe I have found my true calling.