Vicki and her husband, Jim Hitt, moved to Hemet in July 2006. Before that, she taught history, psychology and sociology for 25 years in Simi Valley.
She graduated from California Lutheran University with a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy and became a licensed MFT in California. She used art therapy to help her to better to understand the inter-working of her patients, especially children.
After retiring, she returned to college to study art. She works in all mediums, although primarily in pastels and acrylics. She enjoys photography and uses many of her photos as references for paintings. She is also an active member of the Diamond Valley Writers’ Guild.
She’s active in the 4 Season Book Club, past chairperson of the Art League, member of the New Media Art Group. Her husband and she have two critique writing groups in their home.