A life-long artist, Colette has appeared on HGTV's "That's Clever" and is the author of Watercolor Painting for Dummies and Acrylic Painting for Dummies, Wiley Publishing. Inspiring and encouraging others to try art, Colette owns the Showcase Art Center, a creative mini-mall featuring an art gallery, art supplies, framing, piano lessons, art classes, art studios, and is home to the Greeley Art Association. She is also the coordinator for UNC's Mari Michener Gallery, is on the Greeley Creative District Board, a past president of Rotary and is a signature member of Colorado Watercolor Society. She gets art ideas from an active life of enjoying nature, birdwatching. country living, travelling, and automobile racing. Colette's paintings and sculptures are collected around the world. Her art is becoming more recognized across the nation resulting in her art being more collectible.