striped world mapby Janna Ugone and Justin Thomas
- the story
Is it art or cartography? This birch-wood mounted United States map is both! Using a collage of handmade papers, vintage clippings, and original graphite drawings, the map offers a unique take on the many textures of the modern American landscape. Artist Janna Ugone's craft company Ugone and Thomas specializes in lamps and other home accessories, but this archival canvas portrait combines folk art, typography, and interior design to offer an intimate portrait of the multi-hued wallpaper that defines our country today. Hand-made, signed and dated by the artist in Easthampton, Massachusetts from birch-faced poplar, a cotton canvas/poly blend, and zinc-plated d-rings. Made in the USA.
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- Made from
- cotton canvas/poly blend, birch faced poplar, zinc plated d-rings
- 18" H x 24" W
- Care: Dust as needed.
- the maker
Janna Ugone and JustinThomas
Easthampton, MA based artists Janna Ugone and Justin Thomas synchronize their love of vintage, contemporary, and industrial elements that tell an engaging story in their work. Creating unique lighting and artful objects for the home offers them the ability to blend their backgrounds in jewelry, ceramics and painting. Justin and Janna are both avid gardeners, collectors of found curiosities, and incorporate reﬂections of ﬂora and fauna into their work. This mix of the natural world entwined with a fresh modern twist, an intriguing palette, executed with attention to detail and exceptional quality, is what makes their work so special and endearing. From sketches to ﬁnal painting, model making to ﬁnal cast, engineering to ﬁnal inspection, each piece travels a long path of careful consideration. Each piece is signed, hallmarked and dated by the artists. Represented by over 250 galleries, museum stores, distinctive catalogs and collectors in the U.S. and abroad.
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