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Nouveau Motley is a one (wo)man show that consists of me; Rachael Victoria Adams of Oakland, California. Endlessly tinkering and occasionally venturing outside to take photographs, play in the dirt, acquire more art supplies, and gain inspiration, I have a passion for the past and love the present.
I have formal education in photography, painting, sculpture, metalsmithing, anthropology, and art history (I was a perpetual student with many interests). Arts and crafts have always been a passion and I am constantly learning and utilizing new techniques and areas of the field.
I like creating art and collecting/reselling antique and vintage items that have a function. If you can use or wear it, its not clutter. At least…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 9
  • Joined January 25, 2006

Favorite materials

Found objects, dreams, memories, and a bit of industrial strength epoxy to hold them all together

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Enter my shop here
http://www.etsy.com/shop/nouveaumotley
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Nouveau Motley is a one (wo)man show that consists of me; Rachael Victoria Adams of Oakland, California. Endlessly tinkering and occasionally venturing outside to take photographs, play in the dirt, acquire more art supplies, and gain inspiration, I have a passion for the past and love the present.
I have formal education in photography, painting, sculpture, metalsmithing, anthropology, and art history (I was a perpetual student with many interests). Arts and crafts have always been a passion and I am constantly learning and utilizing new techniques and areas of the field.
I like creating art and collecting/reselling antique and vintage items that have a function. If you can use or wear it, its not clutter. At least thats what I tell myself.

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See what other people are saying about Nouveau Motley!!!!!

*Auxiliary Magazine April/May 2011 Issue
http://auxiliarymagazine.com/news/2011/04/aprilmay-2011-issue-out-now/

*Dark Beauty Magazine April/May 2011 Issue
http://darkbeautymag.com

*Phunkey Photography. January 2011.
http://www.phunkeyphotography.com/2011/alternative-wedding-inspiration-photographer/

*Grains of Earth. January 2011.
http://www.grainsofearth.com/16-cool-cuff-links/

*Coilhouse Magazine. November 2010
http://coilhouse.net/2010/11/indulge-explore-support-our-advertisers/

*Columbia Metropolitan Magazine. October 2010. P.33
http://issuu.com/colametro/docs/october2010

*Dreams Underfoot. October 2010.
http://confessionsofasineater.blogspot.com/2010/10/her-kind.html

*The French Maid's Place. October 2010.
http://thefrenchmaidsplace.blogspot.com/2010/10/showstopping-shoulder-dusters.html

*Overall Girl. September 2010.
http://www.overallgirl.com/?p=1574

*Steampunk by Dreamsteam. July 2010
http://steampunkjewelrybydreamsteam.blogspot.com/2010/07/ossuaries-and-memento-mori-in-jewelry.html

*Jean Jean Vintage. July 2010.
http://jeanjeanvintage.blogspot.com/2010/07/lady-on-go.html

*A Mental Squint. May 2010.
http://qugrainne.com/2010/05/06/out-with-venn-diagrams-in-with-the-whirling-dervish-and-steampunk/

*Vivid Braille. March 2010.
http://vividbraille.com/2010/03/old-treasures-new-accessories.html

*San Francisco Bay Area Women's Journal (Online Magazine)- February 2010:
http://www.bayareawj.com/5-san-francisco-jewelry-designers-that-we-love/

*NBC Bay Area (San Francisco News)- February 2010. Look for me and my Kafka Clocks in the article about the Edwardian Ball!
http://www.nbcbayarea.com/around-town/events/Edwardian-Ball--82568492.html

*One Tree Hill (Television Show)- Look for Nouveau Motley's Mechanical Wings necklace being worn by Bethany Joy Galeotti in the opening song of her concert.
Season 7 Episode 14 Airtime January 2010

*STYL Magazine (Print and Internet Magazine)- October 2009 issue- Featuring my vintage finds.
http://www.stylmagazine.com/archives/2009/10/an-inaugural-affair.html

*Terrorizer Magazine (Print and Internet Magazine) - October 2009 Issue- Featuring my Absinthe necklace and clockwork rings.

*'Chemical Infatuation' by Like a Storm (Music Video). July 2009- Look for my 'Mechanique' necklace being worn by the woman on the slab who is covered in roses!!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9Pxdg1KF-o

* Etsy Storque- July 2009 - Check out this *FABULOUS* Storque article on the Rhode Island School of Design's Nature Lab that two of my pieces (an Ossuary Relic and Scarab Brooch) were featured in:
http://www.etsy.com/storque/handmade-life/theres-no-place-like-here-edna-w-lawrence-nature-lab-at-the--4282/

*San Francisco Bay Guardian (Newspaper)- June 2009 - Nouveau Motley was selected as the **NUMBER ONE** choice at the Bazaar Bizarre for Best of the Bay!!!!! "Maker Faire Top 5: Best of the Bazaar Bizarre" by Pixel Vision:
http://www.sfbg.com/blogs/pixel_vision/2009/06/maker_faire_top_5_best_of_baza.html

*Oligoville (Online Magazine)- June 2009- "Trend Report: Art Inspired Fashion" (featuring my Queen's Jewels necklaces):
http://www.oligoville.com/2009/06/25/trend-report-art-inspired-fashion/

*Trendhunter.com (Online Magazine)- March 2009. Featuring my Kafka Clocks "Steampunk Insect Jewelry; 'Kafka Clocks' from Nouveau Motley are like Mini Shadowboxes":
http://www.trendhunter.com/trends/insect-jewelry-nouveau-motley

*Haute Macabre (Online Magazine)- January 2009 - "Etsy Shop Profile: Nouveau Motley"
http://hautemacabre.com/2009/01/etsy-shop-profile-nouveau-motley/

*1.21.09 - Interview with Flappergirl:
http://flappergirlcreations.wordpress.com/?s=rachael+adams

*11.16.08 - Sage Lion "Steampunk Convention 08" (featuring my shop):
http://sagelion.typepad.com/the_adventures_of_the_sag/2008/11/steampunk-convention-08.html

*9.26.08 - Fashion Me Fabulous, "Project Design: Beetle Jewelry" (featuring my Kafka Clocks):
http://fashionmefabulous.blogspot.com/2008/09/project-design-beetle-jewelry.html

And a ton of blogs, just Google 'Nouveau Motley' to take a gander at them.






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