|bobbishupe.com||Trained as a commercial and fine artist, Bobbi has degrees from both Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO and The Art Institute of Colorado in Denver, CO. After teaching in junior and senior high she moved to Kansas City, MO to work for Hallmark Cards, Inc. Bobbi left Hallmark to become the design director for a Christmas ornament company, Decor Noel, Inc. in Memphis,TN. She returned to Denver, CO to establish the “off site” design department for Decor Noel. After Decor Noel closed its doors, Bobbi remained in Denver and began her own design, illustration and decorative painting company, E. P. Puffin & Co. Her book cover designs/illustrations and interior illustrations have won both Benjamin Franklin and Colorado Independent Publishers Association Awards. She has done numerous fabric designs and her murals and faux techniques beautify many private residences, model homes and businesses. She teaches classes through Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, CO and her own studio in Denver, CO.