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Collector, observer, artist, obsessive-compulsive...

Inspired by vintage, salvaged, and collected materials. Also inspired by the loveliness that people create in this world.

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Artistically, I enjoy the process of finding things and the possibility of re-purposing: reinventing use, intention, or aesthetic, and the transformation into something dissimilar or unexpected. Much of my work frequently consists of layered surfaces: bits and pieces from discarded books and magazines, found vintage pottery and glass, handwritten letters and recipes, obsolete reference material, thrift store textiles, and mysterious random objects, especially objects of the natural world. Order, association, and reverence emerges from the collecting, sorting,…

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  • Joined November 27, 2007

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recycled, vintage, salvaged, and collected materials

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About

Collector, observer, artist, obsessive-compulsive...

Inspired by vintage, salvaged, and collected materials. Also inspired by the loveliness that people create in this world.

......................................................................................

Artistically, I enjoy the process of finding things and the possibility of re-purposing: reinventing use, intention, or aesthetic, and the transformation into something dissimilar or unexpected. Much of my work frequently consists of layered surfaces: bits and pieces from discarded books and magazines, found vintage pottery and glass, handwritten letters and recipes, obsolete reference material, thrift store textiles, and mysterious random objects, especially objects of the natural world. Order, association, and reverence emerges from the collecting, sorting, arranging, and placement of each accumulated piece into a whole.

my artwork can be seen at valerieroybal.com

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