GourdArtbyCyndee

Cyndee Newick Gourd Art- Vessels, Figures, Bird Houses

Campbell, California

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Announcement    I create handmade gourd vessels, figures and birdhouses inspired by the natural world. Each gourd is unique in shape, size and inherent coloration providing endless imaginative opportunity. My gourds are organically grown, colored with earth friendly acrylic mediums and embellished with natural and upcycled embellishments to create gourd art that is truly earthborn.

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I create handmade gourd vessels, figures and birdhouses inspired by the natural world. Each gourd is unique in shape, size and inherent coloration providing endless imaginative opportunity. My gourds are organically grown, colored with earth friendly acrylic mediums and embellished with natural and upcycled embellishments to create gourd art that is truly earthborn.

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About GourdArtbyCyndee

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On Etsy since 2008

It start's with a seed......

A hard shell gourd starts as a little seed, growing on a vine in a community of other gourds until autumn when the vine dies. The gourd dries as it sleeps, covered with dirt and mold through the winter.  When it awakens, it transforms into something beautiful and useful. Gourds are nature's greatest gift, providing us with utilitarian, religious and decorative objects for over 10.000 years. I can think of no better way to honor the earth, the spiritual world and our past then to carry on the tradition of gourd crafting.  I let the gourd guide me, with all of it's natural beauty and flaws, to tell it's own story, reminding us all of our agrarian roots and how wonderful things can come from a little seed. 


I have been creating gourd art for 20 years. My Etsy shop carries on the ancient tradition of the street market. Reminding us all of our agrarian roots and how wonderful things can come from a little seed.

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  • Cyndee Newick

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    My award winning gourd art has been featured in art books, e-magazines and blogs, and displayed at shows and galleries throughout California. I am also a beekeeper, musician, vegetarian cook and gardener, living in a solar powered house.

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