Westport native Joyce Bottone is a Graphic Designer by trade. While raising two children, she found her true passion. In 2011 she opened Joy2Crafts Art Studio, where she offered children the opportunity to explore the arts with emphasis on texture, technique, color, and shapes. She has taught after-school art classes to hundreds in the surrounding communities, including One River School. Currently she is a substitute teacher for Westport Public Schools. She enjoys inspiring children and adults of all ages to be creative, recreate with recycled materials, and to find their own unique flair.