Sam Mitchell
  • Female
  • Iowa City, IA
  • United States
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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Iowa City, IA
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
Home studio
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
Artist and Maker.
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://aldentedesigns.com

Artist's Statement

The work I create attempts to explore the vast precipice between adolescence and adulthood. Our whole lives we are essentially labeled one or the other yet we are often striving to be the one we are not. Childhood is fleeting, gone the moment we realize how truly special it is. Adulthood is elusive, ever looming yet continually out of reach-my white rabbit.

I choose to work with a material that is commonly known to us as children and attempt to make it a more "grown-up" version of itself. This allows for several layers of meaning. It can be a simple reminder of days past and an encouragement to not take ourselves too seriously. It is also an attempt to find the fine line between children acting like adults and adults being children. Often we dress ourselves up and pretend to be something we’re not. Maybe we're fooling everyone. Maybe we're only fooling ourselves.

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At 8:53am on January 5, 2016, Brigitte Martin said…

Thanks for signing up again with crafthaus.  Your membership is valid through January 15, 2017.
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At 6:10am on October 4, 2013, L. Sue Szabo said…

thanks sam,

mid-century modern is my era/aesthetic too. 

sue

At 7:10am on December 15, 2012, Brigitte Martin said…

Hello Sam,

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