Constance Watkins is retired from the Unified Court System of New York State. She is a writer, and an artist, skilled in watercolor, pastel, and photography. Her pastel and photography works have won numerous awards. Connie’s writings have been published in the Catholic Sun and Mohawk Valley Women, both popular in central New York. There have also been numerous items by her in local newspapers.
She is very active in her church and local art associations where she has held positions from secretary to contest judge. She has five grandchildren, who all know her as “Grammy.” They greatly enjoy their visits to her upstate New York home where “the creek”, is the main attraction.
As an instructor she has also conducted classes in children’s crafts, writing, and pastel painting at several different organizations in her area. Constance says she likes to write from her heart, about events and joys that she has experienced personally.
She has grand children in Oklahoma, Florida, and New York and loves to share stories and life experiences with them