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Hi dear artizens, I am Voyo Woo. I'm a paper cut artist based in Washington DC. You are welcome to visit my official website: www.voyowoo.com

===ABOUT PAPER CUTTING===
I learned paper cutting in China when I was 14. My works is inspired by the one of the most ancient Chinese folk arts - Jian Zhi, which in English means Paper Cutting or Paper Carving.

This art form has a history of almost 2,000 years. Most of the paper cutting artists are poor farmers in rural areas who make about $200/month on the average. It's hard for them to make a living off paper cutting, fewer and fewer people are learning this art form. And this art is on the edge of disappearing.

I am trying to preserve this art by giving out lectures at schools and galleries to raise the awareness of this art form. I'm trying to expand its…

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  • Female
  • Born on August 25
  • Joined June 8, 2011

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recycle papers, beads, silver, strings

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About

Hi dear artizens, I am Voyo Woo. I'm a paper cut artist based in Washington DC. You are welcome to visit my official website: www.voyowoo.com

===ABOUT PAPER CUTTING===
I learned paper cutting in China when I was 14. My works is inspired by the one of the most ancient Chinese folk arts - Jian Zhi, which in English means Paper Cutting or Paper Carving.

This art form has a history of almost 2,000 years. Most of the paper cutting artists are poor farmers in rural areas who make about $200/month on the average. It's hard for them to make a living off paper cutting, fewer and fewer people are learning this art form. And this art is on the edge of disappearing.

I am trying to preserve this art by giving out lectures at schools and galleries to raise the awareness of this art form. I'm trying to expand its applications by making it wearable, such as jewelries, toy, car accessories and Christmas ornaments.

===MY VIDEO===
You can check out more about paper cutting and learn about me by watching this profile video:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XwYZGVvZpg

===FOLLOW/CONTACT ME===
You can contact me via my official website:www.voyowoo.com
If you want to learn my most update status, please find my facebook page @ Voyo Woo Paper Arts or go to link: www.facebook.com/voyowoodotcom
You can also follow me on twitter: Voyo Woo
You can access my etsy store here: www.etsy.com/shop/voyowoo

===GREAT NEWS===
I was just invited to perform live Chinese Paper Cutting at the Freer & Sackler Galleries in Washington DC on Dec. 3rd, 2011. I was blessed to receive lots of warm greetings from people who are passionate about arts.
You can check out the event video here:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8rF89B30i4

===SERVICES===
Custom-made Paper Arts
Paper Cutting Tutorial
Lecture/Demonstration
Live wedding performance
Custom designs for Business
Hotel/Restaurant Decor

===THANK YOU===
Voyo Woo
March 3rd, 2012

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