Vi found a love for painting in 1973, and has shared her
talent with others as an artist, teacher, author, publisher and businesswoman. Vi has
authored seven books and developed over one hundred-fifty instructional packets covering a variety
of subjects and in a number of mediums. Her works have inspired countless decorative
painters to create portraits of people and animals.
Vi's designs have appeared in The Decorative Painter, The Decorative Arts Digest, Tole
World, Decorative Artist Workbook, Creative Painting USA, and Better Homes and Gardens
Recognized as a Master Decorative Artist through
the National Society of Tole and Decorative Painters,
Vi is painting submissions for magazines, creating new pattern packets, and
doing commission portrait pieces of people and animals.