Norma Jean Mcleod, florida Member Since March 2007 Artist Statement I am a native Floridian. My primary residence is on the pristine tidal banks of the Lofton Creek in Nassau County. Directly east is Amelia Island, Florida with it's abundance of marshes, tidal creeks, and water birds of all species. Our Virginia home is situated in the highlands near the old time music region and the Appalachian valley. Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Costa Rica are among my most recent travels. For fun I ballroom dance with my husband of 43 years. I am all about nature, bluegrass, old time music, playing my fiddle, birds, and anything that inspires me to capture it. In the eyes of the beholder lies the beauty of life. Oh, did I say I am a grandma of five perfect darlings.
Scottish philosopher David Hume wrote: ‘Beauty is no quality in things themselves: It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them.’