The ArtFull Umbrella!
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Sue & Mandy Shefman
Sue Shefman -Also known as the Hippo Lady, is the Co-founder and partner of The ArtFull Umbrella and writer and editor of our children's books. She is a role model for living your passion and bringing her love and passion to others in the community through her beautiful hippo garden, hippo decorated home, and of course her art car, The Hippo Car- Cheerio that is also a hippo! Look up Cheerio on Facebook! She has her own fan page.
Mandy Shefman - President of The ArtFull Umbrella, illustrator and self-publisher of The Active Alphabet. She and her mother, Sue, have sold more than 300 books and look to sell many more!
Mandy currently specializes in fabric collages and has a passion for many forms of art. She learned how to create fabric collages at WildHeartArt with Kay Kemp, her mentor.
Mandy is also a Houston Area Fiber Artsit (HAFA) member and is on the board in charge of the 2014 HAFA Gallery Show in October. She successfully created an art benefit in December 2012 to fundraise $10,000 which she donated to the Memorial Park Conservancy which was hugely affected by the 2011 drought.