Wendy Shaft's art journey started after working on Trans Alaskan Pipeline. She realized that her interests were not in line with being a geologist.
After locating to Anchorage, Alaska permenenty, post pipeline contruction, she started to take watercolor painting classes from Marie Shaunessy. As a result of this association she attended two workshops in New Orlean with Edgar A. Whitney . Although Wendy did not pursue watercolor as her main focus she still paints and is influenced by both of their teachings. Below are some Wendy's paintings.