Laura McGee has known she was an artist ever since first grade, when she drew a snail that her teacher said was terrific. She pursued her passion by studying botanical drawing, ceramics, knitting, painting, papermaking, printmaking, photography, quilting and weaving, to finally arrive at silk painting as her favorite medium. She learned surface design techniques from Roberta Glidden in Utah, Bonnie Bowen in New Mexico, and Susan Louise Moyer in California. Her designs are inspired by her travels in Germany, Greece, Italy and the Southwestern United States. She makes her home in Bowling Green, KY.