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October 30, 2012
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Christmas card show celebrates 32 years

Mimi Jobe has been painting Carson Valley for more than 40 years.

"I always drew from the time I was little. I kept it up and gradually the work got better and better," the 92-year-old artist said. "I enjoy painting people. I started with pretty girls, and I still like to do fashion. I do a lot of sage, fenceposts, quail, farms."

When she was 19 she began working for an advertising agency drawing the ads for women's clothing.

After marrying her husband Harley Jobe Jr., her career was put on hold traveling and raising a family until 1966 when …

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