Heather Montgomery's Profile

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I'm Heather - an artist and designer who has recently returned to Gainesville, FL.

I received my BFA from University of Florida. My 5-10 year goal is to set up a letterpress shop but, for now, I'm busying myself making pendants and purses using vintage materials. I'm eager to learn the art of encaustic painting. I do collage and mixed media pieces and also make custom hand-bound books. I love working with someone's input and creating something specifically for them. I've done a fair amount of traveling and my photos will probably, from time to time, appear here.

Favorite artist: Joseph Cornell

My shop is named after a song by Elvis Costello, though the Secondary Modern schools were developed for those without the skills (at age 11!) to continue on an academic or technical…

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  • Female
  • Born on August 8
  • Joined February 28, 2009

Favorite materials

stamps, clay poker chip, paper, beeswax, paint, lead type, printmaking ink, vintage fabrics, ephemera, cuffs

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About

I'm Heather - an artist and designer who has recently returned to Gainesville, FL.

I received my BFA from University of Florida. My 5-10 year goal is to set up a letterpress shop but, for now, I'm busying myself making pendants and purses using vintage materials. I'm eager to learn the art of encaustic painting. I do collage and mixed media pieces and also make custom hand-bound books. I love working with someone's input and creating something specifically for them. I've done a fair amount of traveling and my photos will probably, from time to time, appear here.

Favorite artist: Joseph Cornell

My shop is named after a song by Elvis Costello, though the Secondary Modern schools were developed for those without the skills (at age 11!) to continue on an academic or technical education path. Late bloomer that I am I probably would have been relegated to such a school. This name, then, is a nod to the possible.

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