storks - denise fiedlerby Denise Fiedler
- the story
From designing rooms to dressing them, interior designer Denise Fiedler's attraction to the art of collage began when she stumbled upon a box of vintage books and newsprint in her attic. These ephemeral fragments of literature proved inspirational for Denise, who decided to transform her attic's forgotten library into art.
Denise carefully carves shapely silhouettes from the yellowing pages and she then assembles the paper cutouts into endearing pastiches of familiar objects and animals, like this lanky stork that artfully celebrates the arrival of a special baby. Like a clipping from a children's bedtime story, this fabled, feathered fellow brings whimsy and joy to the new arrival's nursery. Handmade in San Francisco, California.
- Item ID
- Made from
- glass, pine wood, archival paste, vintage and antique papers, 100% archival cotton board
- Print size: 8.75” L x 10.75" W” x .63" D.; Framed: 9.25 ” L x 11.125” W x 1” D
- The papers used are vintage, and while the artist makes efforts to use archival quality glues and grounds, keeping these works out of direct sunlight will enhance the longevity of the color and quality of the paper.
Each piece celebrates that which delights and is hand made and one of a kind, so each will differ slightly, having been assembled from different found antique and vintage papers, yielding unique surprises.
Arrives framed in a poplar wood frame and ready to hang.
- the maker
A lover of books, Denise Fiedler takes vintage pages and papers and incorporates them into representational images, designing through that with which catches her eye and imagination.
Denise has worked in the visual arts in Chicago, Boston & San Francisco.
Her current venture is paste, a new and creative take on the art of collage.
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