Vickie Wade is a wife, mother, and passionate artist. She grew up in Puyallup, Washington and from 11 years of age painted at her grandmother’s easel. Vickie married her college sweetheart Jeff and her love and joy for him and painting grew strong. When their boys started school they moved to Nampa, Idaho to raise them in a rural setting. Teaching art classes was a delight and put Louie and Charlie through Christian education. Louie is a dentist and loving daddy to Samuel and Sydney. Charlie is a college graduate and an orthopedic rep working in Portland, Oregon. Inspired by loving family and friends, Vickie shares with you a bit of the fresh wonder in our world. Many of her realistic images focus on special nostalgic moments. Her desire is to bring you heartfelt joy and beauty through the paintings she creates.