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Mixed Media Collage Art / Hudson Ohio Art / Karen Koch

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Announcement    Mixed media art inspired by nature and nostalgia using colorful paper, book pages, paint, stitching, buttons. Color & texture are my muse! *** LOCAL PICKUP: You are welcome to pick up your purchase at Uncommon ART, 134 N. Main St., Hudson OH 44236. Just let me know at checkout so that I can have it ready for you!

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Last updated on Sep 3, 2021

Mixed media art inspired by nature and nostalgia using colorful paper, book pages, paint, stitching, buttons. Color & texture are my muse! *** LOCAL PICKUP: You are welcome to pick up your purchase at Uncommon ART, 134 N. Main St., Hudson OH 44236. Just let me know at checkout so that I can have it ready for you!

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Art Inspired by Nature and Nostalgia

Inspired by nature and nostalgia for days gone by, I use modern and vintage papers, book pages, and paint with stitching and buttons to create colorful art, rich in texture and meaning.

I have been painting and drawing for as long as I can remember, always with a pencil and paper in my hands. That early childhood pastime has become a lifelong passion.

I majored in Studio Art and English Literature at Denison University. After graduating, I worked at art galleries and continued painting for several years. When I eventually took a job in another field, I stopped painting for more than a decade.

I restarted making art in the early 2000s, first painting, then adding collage elements and stitching. Today, I am a full-time artist!

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  • Karen Koch

    Owner

    Inspired by nature and nostalgia for days gone by, I use modern and vintage papers, book pages, and paint with stitching and buttons to create colorful art, rich in texture and meaning.

Production partners

  • CraftCutConcepts

    Zimmerman, MN

    CraftCutConcepts produced these custom clocktower shapes for me. They are an Etsy seller.

  • Giclee Today

    Boyertown, PA

    I am pleased to offer high-quality fine art giclee prints printed by Giclee Today. I tested several companies and chose them for the quality of their work, and promptness of delivery.

  • PrintingCompany

    New York, NY

    I have the ideas but not the ability to print. My printing partner has the technology to create really great printed materials.

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Last updated on Jun 22, 2020
Frequently asked questions
Wholesale availability

Wholesale Orders: I welcome wholesale from established retailers. Please contact me so that we can create something beautiful together!

Custom and personalized orders

Looking for something custom made just for you? I would love to do it! Please contact me so that we can work out details.

Scarf Care

Caring for my handpainted scarves:
The fabric dyes are set and permanent. The scarf can be hand washed in cold water with a little fabric softener, then line dried. Use a cool iron to smooth out any wrinkles.
Do not bleach.