Violet Scarpone is a graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh with an Associate Degree in Specialized Technology and a major in Visual Communications. Won Merrill-Stanley Scholarship Award, Desi Award for graphic design and illustration, First, Second, Third, Honorable mention and Best of Show at a variety of art exhibits. Her years of experience as a professional graphic designer/illustrator enables her to design, balance color, and effectively pace images to enhance all of her projects. She uses a variety of mediums and her style ranges from realistic to impressionistic. Violet is a member of the Pittsburgh Watercolor Society.