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Eileen Strickland is a recognized award winning portrait artist. She also enjoys painting a variety of subjects, such as landscapes, animals, nature and still life in a realistic style. After retiring from a 30 year secretarial occupation with the state in 2005, Eileen became an art instructor at the Artists League of the Sandhills in Aberdeen. Since 2012, she has been the art instructor for Village of Pinehurst through Parks and Recreation. Eileen also teaches art to private students in her home studio. Eileen studied on her own and with local and nationally known artists. She enjoys creating commissions and teaching art. Her work hangs in private and public collections in Louisiana and throughout North Carolina. Please visit her web site at www.eileensart.net.
The Story Behind My America
The Statue of Liberty represents a universal symbol of American freedom, democracy, and justice. Our freedom is defended by the courageous men and women in military service. Their dedication to serve our country allows us to enjoy "Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." God bless our military!