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Emily Marshall
Original hand-crafted upcycled mixed media creations
A daughter of two artists, my father worked with metal doing kinetics and my mother works with wood, clay, aluminum and anything she can get her hands on, instilling the artist bug in me from a very early age.
A New Mexican resident since the ‘70’s moving here as a fifth grader from Minnesota, due to my mothers health issues and Charles Maddox teaching a class at U.N.M. New Mexico was our first stop on finding nicer weather for her. Long story short the “Land of Enchantment” truly was, we never left.
By middle school I began volunteering during the summer doing art with handicapped children. After graduating high school I began working for Very Special Arts of New Mexico, retiring after over twenty years, ending my career as lead artist teacher. Since retiring I began baking and sewing, adding too my…

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  • Joined April 22, 2010

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About

Emily Marshall
Original hand-crafted upcycled mixed media creations
A daughter of two artists, my father worked with metal doing kinetics and my mother works with wood, clay, aluminum and anything she can get her hands on, instilling the artist bug in me from a very early age.
A New Mexican resident since the ‘70’s moving here as a fifth grader from Minnesota, due to my mothers health issues and Charles Maddox teaching a class at U.N.M. New Mexico was our first stop on finding nicer weather for her. Long story short the “Land of Enchantment” truly was, we never left.
By middle school I began volunteering during the summer doing art with handicapped children. After graduating high school I began working for Very Special Arts of New Mexico, retiring after over twenty years, ending my career as lead artist teacher. Since retiring I began baking and sewing, adding too my many other art forms.
All of my Sweaters and Dolls are hand-crafted using recycled clothes, new felt and new stuffing. All details on my dolls are hand sewn, making each a one of a kind .

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