Read about curios places, artifacts & art from history plus unique items inspired by them that are available to shop from artist Tree Pruitt such as Fine Art, handmade earthy decor accents & jewelry, suncatcher mobiles, New Age Wicca goods including handmade wands, plus handmade crafting supplies for dreamcatchers & floral decor. This is my collection of curio encounters.
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Is art where YOU live? Artist In Residence is the title of this quirky assemblage of found objects that combine with an original painting to create unique small wall art featuring a haunting mime face pencil headed character drawing inside a scene that's topped with a front door overhang from an old dollhouse. Various art supply tools are placed inside the background, including paint brush heads and pencils. The piece is wired for easy hanging and has protective bumpers. Click to SHOP
This piece began with a small acrylic painting that was mounted inside a shoe box lid. The lid was brushed with black paint and clear varathane varnish. Then strips of painted paper from another project were glued into place along with vintage metal paper clips, a portion of an old wood ruler, pencils, paint brush heads, and strips of old cedar from a wood barn.
Though a serious piece of artwork, I hope that the fun I had creating it shows through with some whimsy. Thank you for taking the time to rea…
Found objects combine within a lidded curio box to create unique small wall art that compares one thing to another in form under the general theme of motion, including spirals, whether it be natural or man-made... a comparative nature sure to offer viewers with much to contemplate. The background is a collage of reproduction vintage mail, postmarks, and stamps. The piece is wired for easy hanging and has protective bumpers on the back. Purchase Information Work title: Comparative Nature Artist: Tree Pruitt Size: 7 7/8" tall x 12" wide x 2" deep. Medium: Assemblage curio box Year: 2015/16
There are many objects in this curio collection box including... *Upper Left:
Paper Wasp nest,
Petoskey fossil stone,
Garden snail shell,
Green insect (Nezara viridula, or green vegetable bug),
Raw Azurite stone fragment
Fragment of antique China with gold accents and scalloped edge *Lower Left:
Miniature framed mirror,
Chrysanthemum flower carved from an Ash wood stick,
This photograph shows bicycle frames displayed against various wood grain textures in black and white for a dramatic modern impact with an abstract flavor. From a local shop display widow, this is a scene that I pass on my daily walk that I just couldn't walk by again without capturing!
Prints are available via my DeviantArt space, and they will have a Modernist digital "texture" that I personally enjoy. Have a look! Click HERE.