Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Winnie is a graduate of Southwest Missouri State University with a B.S. in art, and a concentration in pottery. She has taught clay classes at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in the community and children's programs. Winnie's second art form is Botany and frequently her wonderful plants and seed pods accompany her pots for sale at Cliff Dwellers.
Winnie specializes in functional high fired stoneware and porcelain wheel thrown pottery.