I'm a first grade teacher by day, an artist by night, and a dancer during all the other hours in between. I make art to capture life's little moments, but when I'm short on time, there's nothing better than a good old-fashioned list.

Things That Inspire Me

A breeze

The Golden Hour

A perfectly ripe avocado

My niece

All Wildflowers (and most weeds)

At this moment, Sara Pennypacker's List of the 10 Ten Things Every Author/Illustrator Should Know