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Honoring Helping Artists

Sandy Aubuchon

Sandy Aubuchon

Fenton, MO

Helping Artist From: 1986-2018

Sandy taught Decorative Painting for more than 40 years. Sandy taught with DecoArt paints and Royal Brushes, and traveled to more than 24 countries teaching what she loved, Decorative Painting. Sandy had several books, articles, and pattern packets published all over the world. Sandy represented DecoArt as a consultant, artist, and ambassador for over 35 years.

Sandy Aubuchon Project
Sandy Aubuchon Project 2


Doxie Keller

Doxie Keller

Hutchinson, KS

Helping Artist From: 1986-2019

Doxie Keller was the first DecoArt Helping Artist and was instrumental in helping us start our Helping Artist program. Doxie was past president of the Society of Decorative Painters, twice, and owned her own wheat weaving business many years before becoming a decorative painter. Doxie well represented DecoArt as a consultant, artist, and ambasador for DecoArt for over 35 years. Doxie had several books, articles, and pattern packets published all over the world.

In Doxie’s words, “I have been painting and teaching Decorative Painting since 1964. I love teaching beginners and enjoy showing them the pleasures of creating and having lots of fun, doing both the simple and the more advanced techniques of decorative painting.”

Doxie Keller Project
Doxie Keller ornaments


Erika Ammann

Erika Ammann

Avon, CO

Helping Artist From: 1995-2020

Erika Ammann was well known for her beautiful stroke work featuring Multi-Loading Bauernmalerei painting. She published several books and articles, along with pattern packets of her works of art all over the world. Erika was a frequent guest demonstrator in the DecoArt booths at trade show, for many years.


Aileen Bratton

Aileen Bratton

Brady, TX

Helping Artist From: 1999-2020

Aileen’s passion was painting, and she was a Certified Decorative Artist (CDA). She served on the Board of Directors for the National Society of Tole and Decorative Painters for 6 years and was President for 2 years. Her true joy can from teaching Tole and Decorative painting. She published 9 books and several videos teaching tole painting techniques. She traveled internationally to teach workshops and seminars for many years, in addition to teaching at her own shop, Casa Del Tole.

Aileen Bratton Project
Aileen Bratton Project 2