Cindi was born in Alabama, and spent most of her adolescence in Oklahoma. She now lives in Colorado, is an outdoor enthusiast, and travels extensively to paint her landscapes. She has won numerous awards, has solo shows and participates in plein air invitationals. She is a master pastelist who enjoys working outdoors on location. She strives to make each piece reflect the excitement and mood that she is experiencing at the moment. Her style is Impressionist Realism. She paints in oil and pastel, and will demonstrate in pastel for the January meeting.