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i am a romanian born, chicago based artist invested in injecting creativity into every aspect of my life, work and play and encouraging others to do the same. after acquiring a degree in architecture from the illinois institute of technology, i spent a few years working as an architect and designer, followed by a brief stint of cooking at a local organic restaurant.

in 2010 i took the plunge to focusing full time on my art. i love creating delicate new art pieces out of discarded vintage books, antique lace and doilies, and other assorted bits of found objects! my work includes: one of a kind, original abstract art and figure drawings; unique acrylic and mixed media paintings; found poetry reclaimed from vintage book pages.

i am interested in everything poetic, emotion,…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 13
  • Joined October 13, 2010

Favorite materials

vintage books, craft paper, vellum, tissue paper, lace and doilies, found bits, acrylic paint, oil pastels, ink

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ancagray
fine art & found poetry

About

thank you for stopping by!

i am a romanian born, chicago based artist invested in injecting creativity into every aspect of my life, work and play and encouraging others to do the same. after acquiring a degree in architecture from the illinois institute of technology, i spent a few years working as an architect and designer, followed by a brief stint of cooking at a local organic restaurant.

in 2010 i took the plunge to focusing full time on my art. i love creating delicate new art pieces out of discarded vintage books, antique lace and doilies, and other assorted bits of found objects! my work includes: one of a kind, original abstract art and figure drawings; unique acrylic and mixed media paintings; found poetry reclaimed from vintage book pages.

i am interested in everything poetic, emotion, capturing and savoring unique moments in time and space, the simultaneous absence and presence of all colors, embedded memory of objects, texture, and a raw & feminine aesthetic. i wish for my work to reflect glimpses of hope and help widen the horizons of possibility.

you can find my shop policies here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/ancagray/policy

you can also find me here:
http://ancagray.blogspot.com/
http://twitter.com/ancagray
http://www.facebook.com/pages/ANCA-GRAY/124562740936897


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