I've been mesmerized by paper for as long as I can remember. I can't tell you how many portfolios of paper I have...well, actually, I can since they're right next to me, but I digress.
I started doing fine art collages in college. Inspired by Hannah Hoch and her Dadaist counterparts, I enjoyed playing around with a mix of found images and objects, advertising cut-outs and text. I found that I was drawn to their interplay. Really, I suppose you could take it all the way back to when my sister and I would cut out words, fashions and famous people from magazines and make huge poster board displays for our rooms. Luckily for everyone, I won't be making any homages to the Cure or Benneton any time soon...
I never could wrap my brain around large-scale projects. Instructors were always telling me to step back from my projects for perspective, telling...
- Born on February 12
- Joined November 14, 2008
paper EVERYTHING, bakelite, wood, linen, organic cotton, enameled metal, hammered metal, California pottery from the 20s thru 60s, milk glass, pen and ink, simple white porcelain, rubylith, letterpressed ANYTHING