Mia Pearlman’s Papercuts

“Wow!”  was my first impression of Mia Pearlman’s gorgeous, hand-cut paperworks. See for yourself: (click on each image to see larger) She also has a photo-journal of her process on her website.  Her approach is incredibly simple (and time intensive)...

Seraphine de Senlis

I recently went to the Fine Arts Theater to see the new film Seraphine based on the true story of the life of a French house keeper and painter. (Click on images below to make them larger) Though it wasn’t a high-action drama or heartbreaking love story I was...

Jenny Mendes

I’m not sure I ever met Jenny officially, but I saw her from afar during one of my stints at Penland School of Crafts.  I remember loving her work and I just ran into her shop on etsy.  The following are examples of what she has for sale in her shop;...

Valerie Hammond

Valerie Hammond’s work is so incredibly moving and inspiring.  She makes me want to dive deeper and deeper into my imagination.  Here are some pieces from various shows, one of which was curated by  Kiki Smith. (Click on each image to make it larger…the...