Erik Maldre's Profile

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midwestern urban sensibility with unnecessary inclinations towards conceptual dualities, technology history, geographical history, art history, and life cycles of popsicles. How do they make them so orange?

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Erik Maldre, 37, born and raised in Chicago, Illinois USA has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and had the good fortune in 1995 to be offered an open enrollment in the Master's program at Cranbrook Academy of Art by the then Head of Print/Media Department. Erik's work has been exhibited in a variety of locations from the conceptual Fassbender Gallery in Chicago to various site installations in churches in the Chicagoland area. His art is found in collections nationally and internationally including England, Spain and Australia. He currently resides in a near-west suburb of Chicago and works…

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  • Male
  • Born on November 20
  • Joined June 23, 2007

Favorite materials

plywood, sandpaper, burlap, matboard, acrylic, canvas, vintagephotos, 2x4s, lego, gummibears, couches, lawns

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About

++++ ART ++++
midwestern urban sensibility with unnecessary inclinations towards conceptual dualities, technology history, geographical history, art history, and life cycles of popsicles. How do they make them so orange?

bio snip:
Erik Maldre, 37, born and raised in Chicago, Illinois USA has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and had the good fortune in 1995 to be offered an open enrollment in the Master's program at Cranbrook Academy of Art by the then Head of Print/Media Department. Erik's work has been exhibited in a variety of locations from the conceptual Fassbender Gallery in Chicago to various site installations in churches in the Chicagoland area. His art is found in collections nationally and internationally including England, Spain and Australia. He currently resides in a near-west suburb of Chicago and works full-time as a Senior Designer.

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The endearing folks at Etsy comb through the thousands upon thousands of items on etsy.com and feature only 12 items at a time on their home page. I've had the good fortune to be featured several times.

Gray Monkey 262 http://www.etsy.com/listing/16071600 1/17/2011
LEGO CLOUD sculpture Nuvola http://www.etsy.com/listing/7396755 9/22/2010
West Virginia on a Stick No. 6 http://www.etsy.com/listing/33952340 6/9/2010
Windsor Castle and Insect Wing http://www.etsy.com/listing/17567329 10/1/2009
Japan on a Stick No. 1 http://www.etsy.com/listing/29420732 9/16/2009
Wisconsin on a Stick No. 2 http://www.etsy.com/listing/18825405 5/25/2009

Thanks to craftcult.com for their "vault" feature that archives Etsy's Front Page features from October 2008 onward.

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online articles and such about this shop:
http://rarebirdfinds.typepad.com/rare_bird_finds/2009/02/your-statecountry-on-a-stick-paintings.html
http://www.scoutiegirl.com/2010/10/zoomed-local-chicago.html
http://www.flickr.com/photos/apartmentlife/3132153610/
http://www.thrillist.com/chicago/stick-paintings
http://ilovehandmadeblog.blogspot.com/2009/11/british-isles-on-stick-by-artis3letters.html
http://cloudery.typepad.com/mvsevm/2009/02/nuvola.html
http://pytr75.blogspot.com/2008/08/lego-wolken.html
http://4designerd.blogspot.com/2009/02/map-on-stick.html
http://chicagoist.com/2008/10/30/etsy_naperville_and_dinosaur.php
http://cartophilia.com/blog/2008/05/ohio-on-stick.html
http://www.etsy.com/storque/section/spotlight/article/etsy-finds-west-virginia-on-a-stick-painting/1319/
http://www.etsy.com/storque/etsy-news/tech-updates-item-status-and-shipping-address-added-to-sales-3190/
http://baralitten.blogspot.com/2010/01/stately-decor.html
http://justthreethings.wordpress.com/2009/04/06/monday-4/
http://hesshodigallery.blogspot.com/2008/11/erik-maldre.html
http://totinette.wordpress.com/2009/02/12/happy-birthday-oregon
http://hesshodigallery.blogspot.com/2008/11/erik-maldre.html
http://antigenre.wordpress.com/2009/02/19/fun-finds-home-edition
http://myindiejewelry.blogspot.com/2007/09/text-object.html
http://itisrighttorebel.tumblr.com/post/803413295/lego-cloud-sculpture-nuvola-by-artis3letters-on
http://jenniferstuartdesign.blogspot.com/search/label/artis3letters
http://cwysart.blogspot.com/2009/01/black-and-white-mosaic-of-goodness.html

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