Dorothy A. Riddle

Dorothy Askew Riddle was born in Graham, Texas, and received her public school education there.  She is a graduate of North Texas University, holding a BS degree in Art and Education.  For twenty years she taught in public schools in the Ft. Worth ISD and in the Spring Branch ISD near Houston.  Dorothy has been married for over 50 years to Edward M. Riddle and is the mother of two and grandmother of five.

As a member of the Native Plant Society of Texas, she has lectured and presented slide shows on wildflowers.  She is a procelain artist and a member of the State Federation of Porcelain Art Clubs of Texas.  She is a member and past president of the Houston Porcelain Art Club and the Temple Porcelain Art Club.  For the past three years, Dorothy has been an instructor of porcelain art for the Sun City Georgetown Clay and China Club.  She is a member of the Sun City Nature Club and illustrated the wildflower handbook published by the club in February 1999.  The drawings in the Wildflower Handbook are used in the Texas Hill Country Coloring Book with permission from Dorothy.

The Wildflower Handbook complete with black & white illustrations, plant information, flowering times, and growing information, printed in the format of a small, handy guide, can be purchased from the Sun City Nature Club.  For more information, write to: Sun City Nature Club, 115 Blue Sky Court, Georgetown, TX  78628.

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