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I grew up in Maine. In the summer seasons we wood go into the woods to Look For Fiddleheads; coiled up baby ferns. We would pick the fiddleheads and cook them for dinner (with a touch of vinegar or butter, and some salt.)

There were so many fiddleheads we couldn't pick them all so some grew to become adult plants. I would return to the woods in the summer to lay on a bed of ferns. Above me was a canopy of swaying leaves and twinkling sunlight. It was there that I heard the story of all my other lives.

Fiddleheads are one of my favorite foods and searching for them is a great memory and current goal.

My designs are inspired by the art and writings found in very old books (bound newspapers 1832-1845) that belonged to my Grandmother. My favorite is the PENNY MAGAZINE; The Society…

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  • Born on June 30
  • Joined December 12, 2006

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oil paint, charcoal, handmade books

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About

I grew up in Maine. In the summer seasons we wood go into the woods to Look For Fiddleheads; coiled up baby ferns. We would pick the fiddleheads and cook them for dinner (with a touch of vinegar or butter, and some salt.)

There were so many fiddleheads we couldn't pick them all so some grew to become adult plants. I would return to the woods in the summer to lay on a bed of ferns. Above me was a canopy of swaying leaves and twinkling sunlight. It was there that I heard the story of all my other lives.

Fiddleheads are one of my favorite foods and searching for them is a great memory and current goal.

My designs are inspired by the art and writings found in very old books (bound newspapers 1832-1845) that belonged to my Grandmother. My favorite is the PENNY MAGAZINE; The Society For The Diffusion Of Useful Knowledge. The Penny Magazine was published every Saturday (to empower the working class.) I clean them up, alter them, add color and combine new imagery. Tees are organic cotton and printed only when order in a studio striving to be zero-waste.

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