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Featured Member Interview: Iris Musselwhite

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What inspires you to create? Everything is an inspiration.  When I was 12 years old, my Mother signed me up for art lessons across from my school. I started in drawing and progressed to watercolors.
From the moment I walked into that house and saw the art supplies, I was totally hooked.
I have been taking enrichment classes ever since and you guys know that is quite a while
ago.

When did you decide to pursue art, or did art pursue you? Art pretty much took me over.  It was my dreamy place to go where no one else could be, I thought.  Then over the years I have found great friends who liked to do the same things I did. 
If you weren't an artist, what would you be?
I cannot imagine not painting and drawing.  That means everything to me. I have had many vocations but only one career that has lasted me a lifetime.

What other jobs have you had which have aided you on your creative path? The Day Care that I had for over thirty years afforded me the opportunity to share and teach and affe…