Here are a few connections to friends and family:
- My mother Frances Winder is an accomplished artist and an art instructor.
- My cousin Nigel Cooke is a well known British artist.
- I have shown some of my art at the Kirkland Arts Center.
- I have enjoyed visiting and showing my art at the Vermillion Art Gallery, Seattle.
- Cynthia Freese is a friend who does some great metal work sculpture.
- Genevieve Tremblay is a well connected artist and facilitator with whom I have enjoyed working. She teaches at Cornish College of the Arts.
- Rebecca Cummins is a professor of photo-media at the University of Washington.
- I have also enjoyed working with Cable Griffith.
- Rusty Oliver is a friend who runs the Hazard Factory metal arts foundation.