Dorie Shilts is a long time resident of the Hot Springs area. She was a school teacher and taught in Buffalo Gap for a period of time. Her husband was with the National Park Service and they were stationed throughout the United States.
Dorie has been painting for many years and has focused on acrylic painting for her medium. Most of her paintings are landscapes of areas seen in her travels both locally and around the country.
Her hobbies include bridge, puzzles and flower gardening.