Edna had a deep appreciation of nature and marveled at its color. She always saw the beauty of objects and she loved the way light effected everything. whether it was the moonlight through the trees or the softness of fog lying in the valleys – she loved to explore the beauty of the Northwest.

Edna Crews was born and raised in Snoqualmie Falls and resided in the Pacific Northwest area for most of her life. Edna studied under, among others, Opal Fleckenstein, Mark Tobey and Kenneth Callahan.