Artist: Jennifer Riggs
Work: I have been collecting detritus that I find beautiful for a long time. Some have considered me a pack-rat, but I knew that I was waiting for my time, when I would start putting it all together in a new way. When the pandemic forced art classes and communities to go online, I gained new access previously unavailable to me due to my disability. This sparked new creativity, motivation, and so much learning.
My work is primarily in mixed media collage. I explore themes in nature especially of roots and branches as they are entwined with personal history and immigration. I enjoy using found images, painted paper, and cut paper.
No holiday items are available, but I am open to commission requests for collage and fiber works.
About: Harmony Arts is just me and my various arts and crafts adventures. I started in wire and bead jewelry and currently do mixed media work in paper collage and with alpaca/churro wool fibers. My formal education is a BA from NYU in History and Education in preparation for a career in non-profit management. In retirement, I began my arts education from working artists like those at RAC.
Late Note: Enjoy the Holiday Season! See what I’m working on: Instagram: @harmonyartscollage