Marjorie K. Miner, formerly Marjorie K. Heller, began her professional sculpting career at the age of 65. Since then, she has created over 300 sculptures. Today, she gives her sculptures to her fellow neighbors and friends ar the Whitney Center in Hamden. Before beginning her sculpting career, Miner had been a legal and paralegal secretary, a teacher, and President of the Long Island Branch of the National League of American Pen Women, an organization of professional women artists, composers and writers. She is also a published author of many legal books as well as a book inspired by her time caring for her second husband, Dr. Walter Miner, titled, For the Alzheimer’s Caretaker-Helpful Hints. Miner turned 97 in July, 2013.