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Red Umbrella consists of husband/wife team George Potts & Marina Marquez.

marina: Is a sculptor who works in metals, plastics, and recycled materials. Due to some of the techniques required for making her sculptures, she had to suspend the making of them during her pregnancy. In response to this, she began making T'OWLS out of her and her husband's home studio "redumbrella design" located in Cleveland, OH.

Marina enjoys making art, functional art, such as, owl mobiles, T'OWLS (owl stuffies), children's clothes, and collages out of organic and reclaimed/recycled/upcycled materials.

Keep a look out for her future line of infant & toddler clothes made from recycled felt wool, organic cotton, fleece, and bamboo.

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  • Born on February 28
  • Joined January 19, 2009

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vegan friendly wool, organic cotton, bamboo, hemp, recycled plastic, glass, national geographic images, old maps, reclaimed and upcycled fabrics, scraps of cardstock, thread

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About

Red Umbrella consists of husband/wife team George Potts & Marina Marquez.

marina: Is a sculptor who works in metals, plastics, and recycled materials. Due to some of the techniques required for making her sculptures, she had to suspend the making of them during her pregnancy. In response to this, she began making T'OWLS out of her and her husband's home studio "redumbrella design" located in Cleveland, OH.

Marina enjoys making art, functional art, such as, owl mobiles, T'OWLS (owl stuffies), children's clothes, and collages out of organic and reclaimed/recycled/upcycled materials.

Keep a look out for her future line of infant & toddler clothes made from recycled felt wool, organic cotton, fleece, and bamboo.

george: Is a welder/fabricator by day. At night and on weekends he loses himself in the creation of ink drawings, collages, paintings, photography, and creative writing.

Proud member of Etsy Recyclers Guild! ERG is a GLOBAL community of eco-artists, crafters, and vintage sellers who have united in the name of green. All are welcome here, not just Etsy sellers. Buyers, find great eco friendly items within the pages of this blog!

Proud Member of Team Eco Etsy! A global team of eco-minded Etsy sellers, sharing our passion to conduct businesses in an eco-friendly manner.

Proud Member of Team 360 Handmade! The Global Resource for all Handmade art and crafts contributed by the Makers themselves.

Proud Member of Team Cleveland Handmade! Makers of handmade wonderfulness in and around Cleveland, Ohio.

Proud Member of Team Upcyclers! Artisans who repurpose existing materials to create fashion, art or products with a new value, purpose or aesthetic appeal.

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