||"For God so loved the world that He gave His
only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but
have everlasting life." JOHN 3:16
Wichita, Kansas, Sondra grew up in the country with lots of animals.
She was intent on pursuing a career as an artist, after selling a
picture to one of her high school teachers. She is primarily self
taught and because of her inquisitive nature, she has experimented with
many different media. She credits her parents for their support and
encouragement to always try new things! "I don't ever remember
them saying that I couldn't do something!"
In 1988 Sondra
started flight training to become an airline pilot. She pursued that goal and
attained the position of First Officer on a B727. She found it stifling
to her creative side, so after a ten year flying career, she left the
is still a Certified Flight Instructor.
She has shown in different
galleries throughout the Midwest. She has also received numerous
awards in various competitions.
In 2001 Sondra designed and
helped produce the calendar "Pets and
Their People" for three years starting with 2002. It was a big hit
and even won an advertisement "Addy" award the first year! It
the Kansas Humane Society's second largest fundraising event.
Click here to see the Calendars!
Sondra caters to many by her
innate ability of being diverse in every media. From beautiful oil
portraits of people to life-like drawings of dogs, Sondra can deliver
some wonderful pictures. She offers originals, prints, bronze sculptures, and note
cards. Her newest product line is
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