Louise Minks is a professional artist, author and historian who is in love with the New Mexico landscape. She teaches workshops specializing in acrylics in New England and New Mexico. She is represented in galleries in both regions, and has her own gallery/studio near her home. A professional artist and teacher for 40 years, Louise was awarded two artist residencies in Taos, NM, and in southern Colorado. She has written an art history book and teaches painting workshops regularly. For more information, visit www.LouiseMinks.com.