Rhonda Thom brings her unique personality to a new venture in Maricopa. The die-hard football fan combines her talents in photography and painting at Faux Picasso.
Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska. GO BIG RED!!!
Maricopan since: 2013
Occupation: Photographer/artist for private painting parties
Family: I have 1 son my oldest, and 3 daughters. Toddlers and teenagers, I need my own reality show.
Pets: 2 Dogs, Cocoa and Princess
Cars: I am Rhonda, I drive a Honda… Who knew that joke in grade school would be reality!
Hobbies: Painting, drawing, art photography….wait I have 4 KIDS, dream hobby’s!
Pet peeve: People who pass in the slow lane
Dream vacation: ANYWHERE beach.
Like most about Maricopa: It’s small town feel yet close enough to the city action
Like least about Maricopa: The drive to get here
Charity: Feed My Starving Children
Book: I am more of an online reader
Movie: Gone with the Wind
Actor: I have so many, Jennifer Anniston and Anna Kendrick
Song: Rock On, Tucker Beathard
Musician: Garth Brooks
Team: Huskers, Chiefs fan here
Restaurant: My Kitchen, Raceway has really good carne asada tacos
Getaway: San Diego….BEACH
Quote: Be careful with your words, they can only be forgiven, not forgotten
Words to live by: Treat everyone how you wish to be treated.
Joke: Instead of calling my toilet “the John” I call it “the Jim.” That way it sounds better when I say “I’m going to the Jim first thing every morning.
Anything else we should know? I grew up in the Midwest. I am a big football fan. I love my Huskers and Chiefs, I miss wearing sweats and hoodies during football season. I have had to upgrade all my gear to short sleeves and tank tops since moving here. l graduated with a degree in photography from MCC Elkhorn. I have had 8 art pieces and photographs in 4 different shows back in Omaha & Lincoln, Nebraska. I have been in Arizona for just about 5 years now, and look forward to building my business in Arizona!
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