- All 401
- art tin 8
- art collage 28
- art paintings 17
- art functional 12
- art assemblage 50
- art typographical 32
- art doll ornaments 52
- art dolls bejewelled 44
- art prints + photographs 46
- vintage playroom 9
- vintage home + office 34
- vintage barn + garage 16
- vintage letters numbers 13
- vintage parts + supplies 12
- antique + vtg doll parts 27
Anne Zicari on Oct 25, 2016
As adorable as I thought it would be, of course!
Margaret McCoy on Oct 24, 2016
Bird Girl is lovely!! Very pleased with her, as I am with the other two assemblage pieces of yours that now adorn our walls. Thank you, Elizabeth.❤️
Anne Zicari on Oct 22, 2016
Such a beautiful face, love the contrast with the chippy base
Making art is what I do for work and for pleasure
I’m a trained graphic designer (BFA from Parsons)- but a self-taught painter. That combination has influenced most aspects of my path as an artist. That design background almost always permeates my art (and the things I collect).
I started out as a graphic designer with so many not-for-profit clients (with no budgets)- I began illustrating my own designs in order bring my concepts to life. The funny thing about entering illustration via design- every design is different- so everything I illustrated was different as well. Most illustrators I know do one look and do it very, very well. I wound up creating with a wide range of styles and mediums.
I took the leap about 15 years ago and decided to pursue Commercial Illustration full-time. Morgan Gaynin Inc. took me under their wing- and have represented my commercial illustration ever since.
In the long run it has turned out wonderfully. I have had the opportunity to illustrate a sweet and painterly Children’s book ‘Two Scarlet Songbirds’ while simultaneously creating a very urban, gritty collage for the cover of the Notorious B.I.G. CD ‘Duets’. Very satisfying.
The one unifying thing has been and most probably will be, this marriage of art and design in my work. There’s always some kind of order to things- a graphic simplicity- or organized chaos. I often use typography as a primary or secondary element.
Creating mixed-media pieces thrills me. I love giving new life to a discarded object. And the hunt for interesting elements is certainly part of the fun.
Among my favorite mediums- acrylic paint, oil paint, spray paint, ephemera, reclaimed wood, anything typographical or vintage.
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