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My name is CJ Metzger and I'm an artist+designer+author living and creating in my studio in Glendale, California.

My current painting explorations combine imagery that both delights and saddens the senses. By documenting some of my own experiences and connecting with shared feelings of others, I create portraits of fictional people, characters, and creatures that battle with the mundane and wonders of everyday life. They are like modern icons paintings depicting moments of time, of events or reflections. A woman "feeling ambivalent" or a girl /deer hybrid feeling a bit lost in a big world, each piece has it's own secret narrative that each viewer becomes a part of. Gently pulling at your heartstrings, tugging at your empathy gland - these pieces are like modern fairy tales of life in a big unruly and wondrous world.

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  • Female
  • Born on March 18
  • Joined March 7, 2008

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mixed media, collage, wood, acrylic paint, pencils, digital imagery, Photoshop, giclee prints

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About

My name is CJ Metzger and I'm an artist+designer+author living and creating in my studio in Glendale, California.

My current painting explorations combine imagery that both delights and saddens the senses. By documenting some of my own experiences and connecting with shared feelings of others, I create portraits of fictional people, characters, and creatures that battle with the mundane and wonders of everyday life. They are like modern icons paintings depicting moments of time, of events or reflections. A woman "feeling ambivalent" or a girl /deer hybrid feeling a bit lost in a big world, each piece has it's own secret narrative that each viewer becomes a part of. Gently pulling at your heartstrings, tugging at your empathy gland - these pieces are like modern fairy tales of life in a big unruly and wondrous world.

I have paintings in galleries in Los Angeles and across the US. My dear sister Miss Mindy is also an artist whom I admire - and sometimes get to show and play with!

see more of my work at : http//www.cjmetzger.com or shop for more art at http://www.artistsisters.com.

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