Angi Cooper's Profile

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I am a mixed media artist with a myriad of works and interests in different mediums: painting, collage, assemblage, photography, jewelry, character dolls, crochet and re-use or re-cycled art. I love making things with my hands, creating intriguing characters and breathing new life into old things.

One of my favorite things to do (besides creating!) is to go junkin'. Thrift stores, estate sales, antique shops, parking lots, the side of the road--you name it. Hunting for the raw materials for my next creations can be quite exciting. What exactly do you do with a plastic bag full of limb challenged Barbie dolls? Well, it's just fascinating to consider I think. And the Gregg's shorthand book with pages so fragile they crumble if turned too harshly--golden fodder for my creative impulses. Botanical and anatomical books, unidentified metal things and small boxes are also endlessly…

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  • Born on August 28
  • Joined April 24, 2007

Favorite materials

old books especially science, anatomy, foreign language, boxes, paper ephemera, wire, metal, glass bottles, acyrlic paint, graphite, found objects, calico fabrics, glitter

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Mixed Media Including Painting, Collage,...

About

I am a mixed media artist with a myriad of works and interests in different mediums: painting, collage, assemblage, photography, jewelry, character dolls, crochet and re-use or re-cycled art. I love making things with my hands, creating intriguing characters and breathing new life into old things.

One of my favorite things to do (besides creating!) is to go junkin'. Thrift stores, estate sales, antique shops, parking lots, the side of the road--you name it. Hunting for the raw materials for my next creations can be quite exciting. What exactly do you do with a plastic bag full of limb challenged Barbie dolls? Well, it's just fascinating to consider I think. And the Gregg's shorthand book with pages so fragile they crumble if turned too harshly--golden fodder for my creative impulses. Botanical and anatomical books, unidentified metal things and small boxes are also endlessly wonderful.

My smoke free little studio in North Mississippi is where I keep my motley collection of materials at hand for those creative bursts. Sometimes Ollie the cat comes to visit, but usually it's me, the songbirds outside and the tunes on the hi-fi working their way into my fingertips.

To check out more of my work, including prints and larger paintings, visit my website at www.angicooper.com.

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