Connie Pickering Stover

“And Still the Birds Sing”, which was created on the first day of Russia’s war on Ukraine. (sold)



  • Huron River Art Collective, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Brighton Art Guild, Brighton, MI
  • Gross Pointe Artist Gallery, Grosse Pointe, MI
  • Whitepines Studio, Saline, MI
  • West Valley Art Museum, Sun City, AZ


  • Michigan Art Gallery, Yipsilanit, MI


  • 2022 – Alicia Tormey, master class, encaustic
  • 2022 – Lorraine Glessner, master class, encaustic, Marietta, GA
  • 2021 – Color | Ink Studio, Hazel Park, MI
  • 2011 – Harvard School of Museum Directors, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Private Collections

  • Bucks County, Pennsylvania
  • Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Haymarket, Virginia
  • Sun City, Arizona
  • Mesa, Arizona
  • Hamilton Township, New Jersey
  • Santa Clarita, California
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Chelsea, Michigan
  • Houston, Texas

Associations (Current)

  • Huron River Art Collective, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Brighton Art Guild, Brighton, MI
  • Saline Artists Guild, Saline, MI
  • Grosse Pointe Artists Association, Grosse Point, MI
  • The Guild of Artists and Artisans, Ann Arbor, MI


  • Featured fiber arts designs and article on ArtsyShark


  • Business Owner, Philadelphia, PA –  Owner, commercial printing plant  for over 20 years – Full-service book publishing services specializing in Computer Science and Engineering textbook production (including cover design) for over 200 books for major textbook publishers in New York City, San Francisco, and Boston, Mass. Background in graphic design, illustration, typography, editing and writing. Produced the first published book in the United States on a Macintosh computer.
  • Business Owner, Phoenix, AZ – Two commercial sign shops. Graphic Designer, Web Developer, small business mentoring
  • Website Designer and Developer pioneer in industry since the late 1970’s. Beta tester and East Coast trainer  for Adobe products: Photoshop, PageMaker,  and Illustrator
  • 2011-2014 – Executive Director, West Valley Art Museum, Sun City, AZ
  • 2016-2019 – Executive Director, Chelsea Historical Museum, Chelsea, MI. Also designer and Grant administrator of $25,000 grant for interior design and exhibit production of the 1853 historical museum, Chelsea, MI
  • 2019 – Retired / full-time artist

Travel / Art-related Notes

  • Spent six months traveling through 11 countries in Europe with the main goal of visiting and studying the art of the masters in the major art museums throughout Europe. To name a few:The Hague, in the Netherlands; The Louvre, in Paris; the Uffizi Gallery, in Florence, Italy; the Accademia, in Venice, Italy; the National Gallery, in London; and many more.
  • Was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA and spent much of my childhood with my (artistic) sisters playing in the halls of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
  • I’m a 7th generation artist in my family.