Jodi Sommer received her BFA from Arizona State University and did post graduate educational work at the College of Saint Elizabeth where she received her State of New Jersey Teaching Certificate. Jodi is a mixed media artist and ceramic art teacher to people with disabilities. Her work as a teacher has put her in newspaper articles and on television. Jodi is the illustrator of the book You Are… a profound book with twelve empowering messages that take the reader on a journey of self discovery. Jodi’s work can be described as surreal, spiritual, and illuminating. “I love the process of art making and being in that creative space where I join in with nature and God.I feel joy.”  Jodi is a resident of Basking Ridge, NJ.