Sandy Ridley is a realistic watercolor painter and part-time teacher for the Elk Grove Fine Art Center in Elk Grove, California. She studied weekly with Evelyn Wright at her studio in Stockton, California for over 15 years. She has participated in 10 group shows and 8 solo shows in Northern California. She is a native Californian and has lived in Elk Grove most of her life. Her paintings are mostly watercolor on cold press paper and her signature work consists of bright, bold colors, with paint applied to a wet surface.