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I’ve always been drawn to art and design. At age five I was blowing through my six-color Crayola paint sets at the rate of one per week. By elementary school I was tagging along with my mother to watch her set up exhibits at the museum where she worked. When I completed studies at the University of Illinois, I joined the design department of Paper Source in Chicago making samples and styling products for images used in catalogs and on the website. I also taught and took a lot of crafty classes, which is how I learned the joys of Print Gocco. I later moved to Madison, Wisconsin and continued working in visuals: merchandising clothing and accessories pages and putting together themed assortments for clothing e-tailer Shopbop.com.

After the birth of my daughter, I retired from corporate life and opened an online shop of mostly Gocco prints. I now work during naps at my in-home…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 28
  • Joined January 15, 2009

Favorite materials

Vintage, Gocco, Paper, Ink, thread

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About

I’ve always been drawn to art and design. At age five I was blowing through my six-color Crayola paint sets at the rate of one per week. By elementary school I was tagging along with my mother to watch her set up exhibits at the museum where she worked. When I completed studies at the University of Illinois, I joined the design department of Paper Source in Chicago making samples and styling products for images used in catalogs and on the website. I also taught and took a lot of crafty classes, which is how I learned the joys of Print Gocco. I later moved to Madison, Wisconsin and continued working in visuals: merchandising clothing and accessories pages and putting together themed assortments for clothing e-tailer Shopbop.com.

After the birth of my daughter, I retired from corporate life and opened an online shop of mostly Gocco prints. I now work during naps at my in-home studio: paper crafting, screen-printing, and Gocco-ing. I continue to learn by taking classes at local studios and colleges.

I hope you'll enjoy my little shop. Don't forget to (heart ) me and stop back when you can. Thank you!

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