Today's featured artist is:
Becky Swartzlander of
Becs created this ATC
for our swap:
and this awesome flag garland
with all the swap returns:
These are some examples of Becs'
handmade beauties for sale,
(these were from her etsy shop,
and have sold),
she also has a website shop,
Like so many of us,
Becs began her creative journey
at her mother's side.
The rigors of life as a police officer
left little time for her creative soul.
It was about 20 years ago,
while assigned to the swing-shift
and needing to unwind after hours,
that Becs returned to her art.
In 2001 Becs was diagnosed with Lupus,
she continued to work as a
Police Sergeant for as long as she was
she retired in 2004.
Not one to let life get her down,
Becs spends her time traveling,
taking art classes,
and creating beautiful art.
She is a part-time college and Police Academy
instructor in the field of
Becs describes herself as,
"Creative – Imaginative – Honest – Caring – Sarcastic
– Independent –Disorganized – Unwavering"
She sells her art online and locally,
but dreams of a opening
"a brick and mortar studio and tea house"
with her sister and friends,
"one day soon."
More social media contacts for Becs:
Becs, you are a JOY,
hugs, JOY, and Blessings,