Norma is a local illustrator who lives in Greenwich, CT and comes from West Virginia on the edge of of Pittsburgh, PA. She studied at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University, PA, for fine and graphic art. Her creativity comes from her love of animals and children. She studied in London, Paris, and Florence where her passion for landscape and color originated.
Norma works with pastels, oils, watercolors, and pen and ink. She does portraits of people and animals, as well as cards that include fantasy figures. With an intent to leave people with a smile, she is delighted to create her pictures because they reveal the joys in life.
“Art and life is all about love. If my art paints a smile in someones face, then that’s when I know something good has happened. Just looking and feeling what’s around you is art.”