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Collage for collage sake!



     These collages are from my torn paper journal, I created them out of found paper scraps. What I love about them is that they owe nothing to any social movement or cultural political structure and they don't have to be perfect.  I did 128 of these small creatures in an effort to wind down from my last exhibition. I think it is important to find space for your work to relax. One more week then I am back to work screen printing, pasting and cutting.
Red hand 5x5 collage on paper
Heavy is the head that wears the crown, 5x5, Collage on Paper
Sunday Morning 5x5, Collage on Paper

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