Dixie Whatley is primarily a stone sculptor and photographer. She has recently been creating granite wall pieces and fountains. Her work is in collections across the U.S. She studied at the University of Southern California and The DeCordova Museum, and with noted sculptors Joe Wheelwright and Vince Ricci. She wrote and illustrated for the Los Angeles Times, and worked in television, including host of "Entertainment Tonight" and "At the Movies" with Rex Reed. She works in Boston and Naples, Florida.