Marian Shields Colman has been an artist and an art educator for more than 30 years. She has an MAE and has taught K-12 Visual Arts in Colorado and Massachusetts. Recently she retired as an instructor in the Art Education Department at the University of Minnesota Duluth where she taught Watercolor and mentored pre-service art education students. Marian's love of watercolor began in 1988 when she studied with Jane A'Lee Heyerdahl at Cape Cod Community College. She is an active member of Cape Cod Waterworks Fine Art, South Cape Artists, the Cape Cod Art Association and the Falmouth Artists Guild. She exhibits her work at the Watershed Gallery in Cataumet and Red River Gallery and Frame Shop in Bewster. Marian's interest lies in landscape painting, particularly plein-aire work.