Angelique Weger's Profile

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Self-taught artist nearing thirty who finds her pleasure in repurposing ephemera and cast-offs into new, meaningful objects.

I enjoy playing with paint, stamps, paper, glue, fabric, thread, buttons, doodads, beads, ribbon, bells, keys, old books, and many other things I hide away in my craft desk. Sometimes this experimentation results in identifiable objects, such as altered books, artist trading cards, cigar box purses, etc. Sometimes not, but then I just paint over it and start again.

I am inspired by the assemblage works of Joseph Cornell, play of fine art and craft in Elaine Reichek’s work, the experimentation evident in Robert Rauschenberg’s combines and prints, and the rawness of Frida Kahlo’s self portraits.

I live in Charm City with my marvie husband, my teenage brother who swears he’s not em…

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  • Born on March 27
  • Joined December 31, 2006

About

Self-taught artist nearing thirty who finds her pleasure in repurposing ephemera and cast-offs into new, meaningful objects.

I enjoy playing with paint, stamps, paper, glue, fabric, thread, buttons, doodads, beads, ribbon, bells, keys, old books, and many other things I hide away in my craft desk. Sometimes this experimentation results in identifiable objects, such as altered books, artist trading cards, cigar box purses, etc. Sometimes not, but then I just paint over it and start again.

I am inspired by the assemblage works of Joseph Cornell, play of fine art and craft in Elaine Reichek’s work, the experimentation evident in Robert Rauschenberg’s combines and prints, and the rawness of Frida Kahlo’s self portraits.

I live in Charm City with my marvie husband, my teenage brother who swears he’s not emo, a couch potato terrier, and three rescued cats with very geeky names.

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