January 9 through March 30, 2020
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
An exhibit of paintings featuring endangered species of the
animal and plant kingdoms.
About the artist
Dori Settles is a
multi-passionate artist working primarily with salvaged (recycled materials) to
bring awareness to the environment and encourage others to make small changes
to create a positive impact.
Settles is a child of the 70's. Some of her fondest memories involve scented
markers. Her undergraduate studies in Sign Language Interpreting,
Communications and Linguistics also included several elective art courses.
After working as an interpreter, and later a software test engineer, she
"retired" to motherhood, and began to pursue creative endeavors as the children
became more independent. Settles has taken workshops with several
internationally recognized glass artists and painters and participates in art
shows locally and nationally.
Her favorite animal is the elephant; they are highly intelligent, sentient
beings with deep concern for others. Her garden is full of Nebraska-native
perennials, and although it is full of milkweed, she and her family rarely see
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