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I can also be reached at : the.maskwoman [!at] gmail.com

Please take a look at my portfolio website and blog for more information.
http://www.maskwoman.com
http://the-maskwoman.blogspot.com
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http://www.facebook.com/pages/maskwoman/53429837740


Some of you may wonder why I'm putting so much energy into the making of masks. Well, after years of being a maker of many different things, I finally began to dabble in masks (inspired by my own collection of masks from around the world). It dawned on me, after the first few that I made, that a path was opening up before me. I knew that I didn't want to copy foreign masks or even to borrow ideas from them. I did want to be a part of the mask tradition. Thus began…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 15
  • Joined January 12, 2009

Favorite materials

Mud, chemicals and fire

Shop

unmasked
Ceramic masks and small mask pendants

About

I can also be reached at : the.maskwoman [!at] gmail.com

Please take a look at my portfolio website and blog for more information.
http://www.maskwoman.com
http://the-maskwoman.blogspot.com
or check out my facebook page at:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/maskwoman/53429837740


Some of you may wonder why I'm putting so much energy into the making of masks. Well, after years of being a maker of many different things, I finally began to dabble in masks (inspired by my own collection of masks from around the world). It dawned on me, after the first few that I made, that a path was opening up before me. I knew that I didn't want to copy foreign masks or even to borrow ideas from them. I did want to be a part of the mask tradition. Thus began my journey. Very early on, around 1998, I decided that I would make "American" masks with contemporary ideas - my contribution to the tradition. After a while, the masks became more and more personal which seemed a natural progression. I continue making them with the hope that some of the ideas I present are universal.

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