Kathryn Mortensen's inspiration comes from her many flower gardens. Acrylics, oils and colored pencils are her main artistic expressions used to create floral, scenes and abstracts. She also is a creative jeweler. A Creative Arts Guild member since 2000, Mortensen has more than 20 years experience in oil painting. She holds an associate's degree in arts and sciences with an emphasis in art, from Montcalm County Community College.