Jacki Frey earned her master’s degree in art education from Indiana University. In the 1980s, she began painting for fun and was fortunate to study with Rod Crossman, painting instructor for Indiana Wesleyan University. Over the next few years, Jacki also studied with well known artists Henry Bell, Frank Webb, Don Andrews, Ratindra Das, and Frederick Graff. She began to show her work in local galleries in Brown and Monroe Counties, and her work has been accepted in juried competition with Indiana Heritage Arts and the Indiana State Fair. She is a member of the Indiana Artist Club and the BloomingtonWatercolor Society. Jacki began to give watercolor lessons at the John Waldron Art Center in 2005. She is presently offers private watercolor lessons and workshops.