Dierdre Dennis is a pastel painter from South Strafford, Vermont. She has been painting since 1999 and is a member of the Vermont Pastel Society, the Vermont Arts Council, and Strafford ARTWORKS. She has had numerous exhibits throughout New England. As well as being a painter, Dierdre is a special education assistant and runs two businesses: Gardenscapes (a landscape design company) and Lily Farm Artcards. She teaches art workshops for adults and children.