Addie May Hirschten is a painter, professional storyteller, and musician. Her visual art is heavily influenced by the Art Nouveau and Symbolist movements. It is inspired by patterns found in the natural world and is intended to reflect universal symbols. Inspired from her experiences working as a children's librarian Addie's artwork is often reflects traditional folklore. Each piece conveys a story to the viewer.
Addie has a degree in Fine Art from Appalachian State University as well as an MLS from Indiana University.
Addie writes, 'I would like for my artwork to be a celebration of the world we live in. By passing on images of beauty I hope to plant seeds of inspiration for others.'