TWO HARBORS, Md., Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Who's Who recognizes Sandi Pillsbury Gredzens as a Pinnacle Professional Member in recognition of her contributions to the fields of Art and Art Education. With expertise in art education, drawing, landscape painting, mixed media, oil painting, portraits, studio art and watercolors, Pillsbury Gredzens brings a plethora of experience to her role as Artist and Art Educator at North Shore Serenity. She works with both individuals and small businesses by creating art as well as teaching it. Pillsbury Gredzens' paintings are based on serenity and peace giving with a sense of tranquility. She utilizes a number of her areas of expertise including oil acrylic, alklyd and watercolors when painting. "I have been a practicing artist for over 40 years and an art educator for over 30 years," Pillsbury Gredzens said. "I am a Native Minnesotan who has been coming up to the North Shore of Lake Superior since I was a baby. Lake Superior and its environment have been a long-time inspiration of my work." Some of Pillsbury Gredzens' works include the "Falling Water" series that "began during a turbulent time in [her] life" showing water as a representation for emotional twists and turns, and the "Flower" series, started in memory of her late brother-in-law. Pillsbury Gredzens' has amassed many remarkable accomplishments over the course of her career. She holds a Master's degree in Art Education from Hamline University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Visual Art from the University of California-Santa Cruz. In addition, she is a Board Member Chair of the Grand Marais Art Colony, the Secretary of the Two Harbors Art Club and serves on the Northern Lake County Arts Board.