Connie Ferreira has been working with polymer clay for about 17 years. She studied art at the College of Central Florida, and has continued to take workshops given by various artists in the U.S. and in Europe. Ferreira has worked in acrylics, watercolors, polymer clay and, lately, in pen and ink. For the past 10 years, she has been teaching both children and adults how to work in acrylics, watercolors and polymer clay, and more recently, doodling in pen and ink. She is a member of Fine Arts on Broadway, the Marion Cultural Alliance, North Central Florida Polymer Clay Guild, and is past president of the Ocala Art Group.