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Last updated on Feb 11, 2017

Thank you for visiting my shop. I'm currently on maternity leave and will be back with new work for sale soon ((updated February 2017))

Stop by and say hi! Follow on Instagram @amykomar
Email me: amykomar(at)yahoo(dot)com
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FACE BOOK ----->
INSTAGRAM ------> @amykomar PROCESS: #amykomarart
PINTEREST ------->
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Daily nudges lead to dreams fulfilled

Following dreams usually starts with a random event, perhaps like this one. It's 1999 and you're in a studio class at UT/Austin. Your art professor looks you in the eye and says: "You've got to figure out a way to make your play your work and your work your play."

It's really that simple, and I took this advice to heart after years of being “gently nudged” by it while working as a waitress, window washer, sales rep, landscaper, after school art teacher, and personal assistant. One day the list stops at “self-employed artist.” I give a sigh of relief, my heart sings, and each day is better than the one before.

Here is the heart of my discovery. Life thrives with the right balance of creative energy + working each day towards your dream. When we walk a path that is authentic to our hearts desire -- where at the end of the day we've honored ourselves and in turn we've helped make the world a softer place to be -- we are successful. Our dreams will manifest.

It took me years to understand this. I cobbled together my path to "full-time maker" by making lots of mistakes, slaying a lot of inner critics, but still striving each day to live as authentically as possible and that meant working a little every day on things that reflected my dream. It wasn't easy, it sure felt like it took ages at times, but in the end it has made all the difference.

Joseph Campbell is indeed a wise man: FOLLOW YOUR BLISS.

Shop members

  • Amy Komar

    Owner, Artist

    Amy graduated from UT Austin in 2001 with a degree in Studio Art. After college, she headed north to Alaska. Eventually settling in Fairbanks, she met her husband Matt. They run their family business out of their home studios.

  • Matt LaPlant

    Woodworker, Picker

Shop policies

Last updated on February 6, 2015
It's my wish that each piece of art find a perfect spot in your home, bouncing light and color into your life. All original art is made in my tree top studio in Fairbanks, Alaska. Outside my window, Aspen, Birch and Spruce ring sloping hillsides. Light moves across the Tanana river. Chickadee's swoop to the feeder. Clouds roll by in slow motion and I am happy to paint and paint...

Accepted payment methods

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
Above all I want you to be happy!

Please note that due to the variance in computer settings, I can not control differences in how color reads on your screen. Know I take great care to render colors, details, and describe my art work as accurately as possible.

Due to the organic nature of stone and wood, all sizes are approximate.
Every item has been carefully sealed with an archival museum quality matte varnish and is intended for indoor use.

If you have any problems, please contact me within three days of receiving the item to discuss a return or exchange.

Once art work has shipped, I am not held responsible for any lost or damaged packages due to USPS.
I accept these forms of payment:

^ Direct Checkout through Etsy
^ PayPal (FYI, You don't need a PayPal account to make credit card purchases)
^ Personal Check, Money Order, Cashier's Check

(*) Please Note: If you are making a payment by check, there is a shipping delay. Art will ship after check has arrived

Please pay for your item at checkout or within three days of purchase. After three days of non-payment I will cancel the sale. I will always try to contact you first though.
ALL ART WORK SHIPS WITHIN 1 - 2 BUSINESS OF PAYMENT. Each item will arrive gift wrapped and carefully packaged. If there is an unforeseen delay in shipment due to weather or life events, I will send a convo notifying you.
^ Small items are shipped USPS First Class + tracking.
^ Larger, heavier items ship USPS Flat Rate Priority which includes $50 insurance + tracking.
^ I am happy to upgrade your shipping to next day or 2nd day air for an additional fee.
INTERNATIONAL: Shipped priority mail (arriving in 6 - 10 business days)
If there is an excess of more than $2 on shipping costs, I will refund the remaining amount via paypal.

All shipments to CANADA are sent USPS First Class. In an effort to keep shipping costs low for my canadian clients, tracking is not available on first class packages. If you would like to be able to track your package convo me prior to sending payment and I will upgrade your shipment to 'registered mail' which increases shipping fees to $16.30

**Please note that your package may take up to 3 weeks to arrive
(average shipping time from Alaska is 10 - 20 days)

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INSTAGRAM: @amykomar #amykomarart

I'd love to hear from you! I can be reached through Etsy convo or amykomar(at)yahoo(dot)com

All content © amy komar original art 2008 - 2015