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Audrey Heller's photo depicts a world were miniature readers perch on over-sized coffee cups.
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Audrey Heller


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Audrey Heller

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A Shot of Espresso

Like pictorial petits fours, Audrey Heller's bite-sized photos tempt the viewer with their deliciously witty and imaginative juxtapositions. Common objects are transformed into uncharted worlds behind Audrey's lens.

"I work with objects I feel passionately about," Heller says, "and there are few things I feel as passionately about as coffee and books! I love the mystery that sits in the space between these two readers. Are they absorbed in their own worlds, or are they, in fact, coyly focused on each other?"

Made in San Francisco, California. Framed in Portland, Oregon.

Take a studio tour and see where Audrey Heller brings her miniature models to life.

Audrey Heller lives and works in her native San Francisco Bay Area. Since 1996, her photographs have been shown, shared, published and collected around the world.

"My photographs draw from my work as a director and lighting designer for theater. I use surreal scenes to bring attention to the beauty and power of everyday objects and daily interactions. I hope to encourage people to see their world a little differently, and a little more joyfully. Enjoy!"

Take a studio tour and see where Audrey Heller brings her miniature models to life.

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acid free matboard, durian wood, plexi-glass, archival paper, fuji crystal archive print, pulp paper, linen tape
Framed: 17.5" H x 13.5" W; Unframed: 16" H x 12" W
All art on paper should be protected from moisture and from prolonged, direct sunlight.
This print is produced on the highest quality photographic paper.
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