Lyn Orona started painting with oils in 1969 as a portrait artist and working in clay sculpture. She has been in many juried fine art, international shows, winning awards throughout New Mexico, Nevada, Texas, Arizona and California. She is mostly self-taught but has taken courses with the Columbus Art and Design of Ohio and Foothill College in California. “I enjoy the history and stories of everyday life in the Southwest with the colorful cultures of Native American and Mexican people,” she said. Website: www.lynorona.com.