LAURA TARQUINIO ...Owner of DaVinci's Palette, Teacher of art, friend, and all around encourager of experimentation!

is a mixed Media artist on the leading edge of new products and techniques within the various disciplines of the ever-growing market.  Cheryl is a Brand Ambassador for Gel Press and their Gel Press Junkie on the Toad.  She is also the Design Team and Education Coordinator for The Crafter's Workshop and works with many other manufacturers in the Craft & Hobby Industry as a Designer and/or Educator.  As a full-time Artist with an intuitive painting style and a passion for teaching, you can find her Living the Art Life (TM), traveling and teaching workshops at independent stores and events nationwide with her renovated mid-century vintage trailer, Glinda.  If you see her along the way, she even gives tours and appearances with Glinda.  See more of Cheryl and her adventures at