Mrs Southworth has a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts from the College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, Ohio, and a Masters in Education from Butler University. Additional studies in watercolor through workshops and classes.
She taught 25 years in public and private schools in Richmond, South Bend, Carmel and Indianapolis. She retired in 2001.
She now paints full time and teaches adult classes in her studio in Carmel.
Recently has had work accepted in Indiana Heritage Arts,Hoosier Salon, Watercolor Society of Indiana, Southside Art League,Indiana State Fair and Strokes of Nature juried shows and has had numerous one man shows and group exhibitions.
Most recent awards: Outstanding Still Life in Watercolor, Hoosier Salon; Best Still Life, Watercolor Society of Indiana; and several merit awards.