Victoria Peterson Laird has been doing commissioned portraits since 1970, and has had her work exhibited all over the United States as well as in Japan, Australia and New Zealand. She works in detailed watercolors, pastels, charcoal and pencil. Commissioned portraits of dogs, cats, horses, wildlife, other animals or people can be drawn or painted in 1-3 weeks time. Victoria's illustrated children's book, Retrieving Adventures! Lincoln and Nicholas Go to Alaska, was released in 2015. You may buy a signed copy from the artist/author. Victoria has been teaching art since 1979 and is the Director of Visual Art at William Penn University in Iowa, where she has been teaching since 1991. Learn more ยป