Land & Laboratory is the creation of one woman's fascination with found objects and need for artistic expression.
I have always been interested in creating new objects from the old. As a teen, I made handbags from jeans and dresses that no longer fit me. Without a sewing machine, I gave my old clothes new life as fashionable accessories. My love for making jewelry began soon after, when I came across my mother's jar of vintage buttons. I found six red buttons and strung them together in pairs of three to make a pair of earrings.
Years later, I double majored in Fine Arts (painting) and Art History. When I began graduate studies in art history in 2007, I had to give up my beloved studio space. Suddenly, my work decreased in scale as I began working out of my apartment.
My need for creating…
- Joined June 19, 2009