Meet Amy YEAGER JORGE
Please enjoy a tribute to my dear dog friend, Mya at the bottom of the page.
I was born in upstate NY, enjoying figure skating, playing outside, and of course, drawing at any given opportunity.
I began painting and drawing from an early age. As a 12 year old living in North Carolina, I was allowed to attend the adult Bob Ross painting class, where I dove into the world of painting, painting many happy trees! I was blessed as a young artist with very supportive parents, thanks Mom and Dad.
In Raleigh, NC, where I attended William Peace University, I studied graphic design and minored in dance. It wasn't until after college that I invested much time and energy into my Etsy shop, Amy's Creative Corner. I'd set up my tent on the weekends at farmers markets and art shows selling my crafts and artwork.
In 2008, I met my husband who would soon suggest perhaps I focus on painting pet portraits, as he could see that was where my heart was. Since then, I have continued to hone my skills as a self-taught pet portraitist, and have further explored my personal pieces of artwork as well.
The inspiration for my personal work comes from visions in my dreams and the synchronistic patterns of objects and animals that I see. My two dogs and husband also bring an encouraging energy to my ideas and themes.
I've worked a wide range of jobs, including running my own mobile massage business as a licensed massage therapist. I tried the 9-5 graphic design type jobs for some time, but always came back to wanting to be in front of a canvas. And that's where I will stay!
I truly appreciate your love and support!