Spotlight Member Section featuring Neva Cozine

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Our Spotlight Member Article this month is Neva Cozine. This section is meant to get to know each other! 

Tell us about you? 

I am in Nebraska because my dad was stationed at Offutt Air Force Base and my sister and I were in college at the time when the rest of the family moved to the next assignment. So we are here in Nebraska and Kansas. I met my spouse in graduate school; we have two children. One of my jobs, I was employed as a graphic designer. 

Tell us about your history with Omaha Artists Inc? 

I have been in Omaha Artists Inc. about 18 months and am a Fun Shop Co -chair. I love talking to others about art, and it is an organization that seems to be looking for ways for people to enjoy their art, grow creatively and enjoy others who are artists. 

How did you get involved in art and what is your favorite medium? 

Involved always! I love watercolor. 

What is a little-known fact about you? 

It is so little-known that even I don't know it! 

What do you enjoy doing in your free time? 

I love to work around my house. I recently painted the walls of my “art room” and added those cool shelves to display art. 

What are your travel experiences? 

I have been all over the world, but now travel every year to see our son in California and daughter in Massachusetts. 

What are you known for? 

Not sure of this. Note: A member who wishes to remain anonymous, says Neva Cozine is known for her contagious happy spirit and her willingness to help! 

What skills would you like to learn? 

Working with ink and watercolor. 

Has anything or anyone changed your life? 

We lived in Japan for 3 years when I was in junior high. That impacted my taste in art and love of the Japanese culture. 

What is your favorite quote or saying? 

My mother said “Never throw away dirt.”