Madeline Tollefson began painting in watercolor in 1990, to fill the void when 4 children and 3 foster children began college or married life, and to renew an interest pursued before her marriage.
She has studied continuously with Ellen Duncan (KWS, CWS, AWS) of Lecompton, Kansas. She paints weekly with the ‘Tuesday Artists’, also at Lecompton. She maintains a private home studio.
Additionally, she has studied in workshops presented by Doug Walton, Tony Couch, Eric Wiegardt and Karlyn Holman, and numerous others.
Her goals are to glorify God and give joy with her watercolors, and to encourage others to pursue art at any age. Madeline’s dreams include being a credit to her great-aunt, who before her death in 1955 was a charter member of the ‘Philadelphia Ten’ women impressionists group. Her paintings hang in several private homes and in area businesses.