Mary Garoutte's Profile
Welcome to my little world of hand-painted miniatures.
The concept and production for this work started in my little studio, nestled in the foothills of the North Cascade Mountains in Washington State. I have now carried my practice to Eastern Canada and am proud to present Swallow & Twig jewelry in the beautiful historic city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
I have many influences that range from vintage children's imagery such as Beatrix Potter and vintage nursery rhyme books to Art Nouveau/Deco, retro illustration, kitsch, Edward Gorey, Christopher Cornell, Victorian minutia, folk art and nature. I really love birds most of all, and most of my work centers around our feathered friends.
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I am a puritan in that my belief is that every charm…
- Born on January 29
- Joined January 11, 2010