Meet Peggyann Thorne
Peggyann Thorne is a self taught artist and has been painting for over 40 years.
She grew up in Illinois and attended Western Illinois University where she studied Art. She graduated with a Masters in Education and practiced as a family and marriage therapist for 15 years.
During this time Peggyann continued with her arts as a way to relax and to develop a new forms of creative expression. She continued to developed her skills through seminars and workshops. Inspiration and encouragement came through workshops with Charles Harrington, Janet Rogers, Robert Warren, Buck Paulson as well as many other teaching artists.
After retiring as a therapist, Peggyann and her husband moved to south Florida and opened a boutique called Dezines by Peggyann. She worked closely with interior designers, providing artistic input as well as providing art and art projects for the clients.
Peggyann loves exploring with color and design, she has worked in watercolor, acrylic and oils, with oils being her preference.
" I am happy when sitting at my easel and I hope to paint until I can no longer hold my paintbrush. So many visions to explore and so little time."