In the Mist

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Iowa Capitol When I was charged with creating a piece depicting an historic Iowa building, my mind went directly to the Iowa State Capitol. I have fond memories of the Capitol. My master’s degree focused on the decorative stenciling on the walls and ceilings of the halls, offices and meeting rooms.


Three Sunflowers

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Cattails at Sunset

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Cpl. August H. Nelson

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Silver Snowflakes

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Reflections For this piece, I imagined I was standing on a bridge, looking down at the water’s surface. Lily pads, water lilies and critters live on the sparkling ripples while colorful stones are reflected through the water.


Along the Fence When we think about our roots we think about the house we grew up in, our family members and the location of the family home. For me those thoughts take me back to a farm in central Iowa where pink, white and red hollyhocks grew along the fence.


Water Study

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The Promise 2

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Autumn Colors

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The Promise

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Clowning Around

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Purple Was Her Color

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Beyond the Kelp

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Autumn Sunset

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Christmas Fireworks

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Autumn Day

Autumn Day

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