Blenda Tyvoll was born in a small town in Oregon where she still lives today. She enjoys painting subjects like big trees, wildlife, flower gardens and farm animals. Before becoming a full-time artist, she used to be a design consultant and later a gallery assistant. Tyvoll has a BA degree in art. She loves being in nature, going for forest walks, gardening in her flower garden and spending time with her pets. These are also a few things that brings out her inner creativity. Tyvoll's favorite types of art include abstract, expressionism, mixed media, acrylics and watercolor. She strives to develop and evolve her own style of painting and connect with her viewers.