A COLLECTION OF

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If you have been following A Collection Of, you know that Gilda Davidian and Stefani Greenwood are the authors, dear friends and artists.  If you have arrived here for the first time let me introduce you to us… Stefani on Gilda: When I think about Gilda my eyes are dripping honey and butterflies are kissing […]

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  I am excited to introduce you to the wonderful Katie McMurran who I met through Angela sometime last year. Katie is a radio producer, composer and audio artist. She studied at CalArts and currently works for KUSC. Be sure to check out her website to hear some of her beautiful compositions (I loved For Keith and […]

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I feel so lucky to have met the talented and very sweet Angela Denny.  She is multi-faceted and has impressed me with her creative skills from the most endearing watercolors to sewing projects.  She works at shabby chic as a designer too! She has a blog – Bonne Chance – that features fortune cookie fortunes, […]

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I stumbled across Elizabeth Atterbury’s artwork through an internet rabbit hole recently and happily clicked away on the different projects on her website. I was particularly drawn to her photographs and her erased lithographs, more of which can be seen HERE. Here is Elizabeth telling us a bit about herself. Hi Elizabeth! Name 3 things that […]

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My introduction to the photographer Jon Crispin came from a friends blog, Bonne Chance (thank you Angela!).  While looking at his images, I am drawn to the details, the caring way he photographs and the surprises.  I started my looking and learning adventure with his documentation of suitcases that belonged to The Willard Psychiatric Center in New […]

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I’m excited to introduce you to Aurélien Arbet, one half of the creative force behind a plenitude of collaborative projects with fellow artist Jeremie Egry. Aurelien and Jeremie founded the clothing brand Hixsept in 1999, a project that blends tailoring and experimentation. In 2007, they (along with others) founded JSBJ – Je Suis une Bande de Jeunes – that […]

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You know how sometimes you go in a shop and you feel like you immediately want to leave – like somehow you are bugging the people there, or for some reason there are bad vibes?  Well, when this happens I suggest you leave that store immediately and head on over to one of the friendliest […]

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I was first introduced to Carmen Winant’s photography some five or so years ago. Since then, Carmen has received her MFA from CCA, moved to Brooklyn, and has begun writing for art publications. Whether it’s photography, drawing, or collage, Carmen’s work is consistently thoughtful and inquisitive. Here she is telling us more about herself and […]

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Ellie Curtis is a super rad illustrator and printmaker.  Her designs delight me with a great combination of fantasy, history and aesthetics.  She lives in London, where she has a print studio called “East London Printmakers.” I have been imagining my house filled with striking cushions from her designs. From her website: Some of my […]

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Dear Readers, I am excited to introduce you to João Ferro Martins this morning. I came across a photograph of João’s on even*cleveland not too long ago (remember this interview?) and was thoroughly  taken by each of the pieces that I then saw on his website. João’s work includes installation, sculptures, photographs and drawings which encompass  a […]