Denise Rothman creates hand-built clay vignettes that incorporate shape, texture and color to amuse observers.

Education: BFA in design at California College of the Arts.
Studied art and design at University of California, Davis
and University of California, Berkeley.

Design: Her graphic design, humorous illustrations and cartoons have been published in newspapers, magazines, greeting cards, corporate literature, books and software.

Other accomplishments: Invented and designed the popular pet games, “Do You Mind,” “Funagle,” “CatFeats,” and “Muttheads,” that were sold worldwide and used by dog trainers and families to train their dogs and cats.

She resides in Coupeville, Washington.