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Hello! I'm Megan Jewel and I'm a New Orleans, Louisiana based artist creating cut-paper illustrations, thoughtful handmade cards, and unique paper goods. Inspired by traditional folk art and storytelling, the creation of my artwork has become a journey of whimsical characters and places that come to life from tiny pieces of cut paper. Each handmade card is typed out on one of my old Royal typewriters and then finished with hand-cut pieces of vibrant Lokta paper, vintage papers, or even maps. My collection of cut-paper illustrations are meant to spark joy and inspire storytelling wherever they may go.
A native of Buffalo, New York, I received a B.S. from Ithaca College in Cinema & Photography, which has continued to influence my desire to tell stories through my artwork. In addition to my paper illustrations and cards, I also create custom invitations with an emphasis on unique original artwork. When…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 2
  • Joined April 1, 2009

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Lokta paper, vintage sheet music, my typewriters, watercolors, and buttons

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About

Hello! I'm Megan Jewel and I'm a New Orleans, Louisiana based artist creating cut-paper illustrations, thoughtful handmade cards, and unique paper goods. Inspired by traditional folk art and storytelling, the creation of my artwork has become a journey of whimsical characters and places that come to life from tiny pieces of cut paper. Each handmade card is typed out on one of my old Royal typewriters and then finished with hand-cut pieces of vibrant Lokta paper, vintage papers, or even maps. My collection of cut-paper illustrations are meant to spark joy and inspire storytelling wherever they may go.
A native of Buffalo, New York, I received a B.S. from Ithaca College in Cinema & Photography, which has continued to influence my desire to tell stories through my artwork. In addition to my paper illustrations and cards, I also create custom invitations with an emphasis on unique original artwork. When I'm not working in my studio I enjoy outdoor photography, cooking, riding my bike, and trying to play the banjo.

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