Whitney Durner is an artist local to the Germanton area. As a Veteran of the US Army, she uses her patriotism and love of the country as part of her passion in her artwork. A fellow sufferer of depression, using her emotions to transform that energy into beauty; she has found a way to find therapy in her painting. During the pandemic, she found a passion for the brush to the canvas. Using acrylic paints and wrapped stretched canvases, she is able to let her emotions pour out onto the canvas. Each piece is credited to a feeling and a life experience when she paints. Whitney has realized that her passion is the colorful, telling art of abstract painting. Sharing these pieces of her heart is a new and passionate experience.