you ever wonder what it would be like to be a professional artist?
Laurie McAdam has been a professional artist for over 25 years and
has a fascinating and colorful story to tell. She is employed fulltime
as an Editorial artist at The Modesto Bee, a daily newspaper in Modesto,
She is also a children's book illustrator and wildlife artist. McAdam
will wow your classroom or club with her visually packed
presentation. It not only is a treat visually but inspirationally.
She encourages people to not give up their dreams no matter what obstacles
they encounter along their chosen path.
As much a motivational speaker as an award-winning artist, McAdam
shares her ups and downs and talks a great deal about luck and being
in the right place at the right time. She believes anyone can get
lucky, they just need to be prepared when they do.
Her talks can be geared to any age group from 5 years old through
boomers to senior citizens. She has given talks to all age levels
and at schools, book fairs, libraries, including writing groups, art
leagues, numerous organized clubs and also at book signings.