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A year ago in front of the mural I designed for @lululemon • this design was drawn the old fashioned ...
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A year ago in front of the mural I designed for @lululemon • this design was drawn the old fashioned way with ink, then scanned, traced and cleaned up in vector inside of Adobe Illustrator & then printed & applied to the wall. If you’re in Portland you can see it at the Washington Square Mall. It ... A year ago in front of the mural I designed for @lululemon • this design was drawn the old fashioned way with ink, then scanned, traced and cleaned up in vector inside of Adobe Illustrator & then printed & applied to the wall. If you’re in Portland you can see it at the Washington Square Mall. It extends to the left all the way to the door & outside! 🖤
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LIVE YOUR LIFE • vacation doodles drawn in #procreate on the ol’ iPad • hope everyone has a great Tuesday ...
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LIVE YOUR LIFE • vacation doodles drawn in #procreate on the ol’ iPad • hope everyone has a great Tuesday 🖤 LIVE YOUR LIFE • vacation doodles drawn in #procreate on the ol’ iPad • hope everyone has a great Tuesday 🖤
Official Awkward New York Photo<span class="emoji emoji2122"></span>️ • raining like cats & dogs here but having a grand time • this photo ...
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Official Awkward New York Photo️ • raining like cats & dogs here but having a grand time • this photo taken outside the wonderful @colorfactoryco • jacket by @stellamccartney for @adidas • bonus: my hair matches the stripe #colorfactoryco Official Awkward New York Photo™️ • raining like cats & dogs here but having a grand time • this photo taken outside the wonderful @colorfactoryco • jacket by @stellamccartney for @adidas • bonus: my hair matches the stripe 💙 #colorfactoryco
Arranging random things is my jam, this one from 2017. Adventuring In NYC this week to celebrate ...
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Arranging random things is my jam, this one from 2017. Adventuring In NYC this week to celebrate 10 years with my amazing wife, so I won’t be posting as much here as I normally do. Follow along on our escapades in my stories. Arranging random things is my jam, this one from 2017. Adventuring In NYC this week to celebrate 10 years with my amazing wife, so I won’t be posting as much here as I normally do. Follow along on our escapades in my stories.
Reminder. <span class="emoji emoji1f44a"></span>🏼 Heading on vacation tomorrow. Smell you real soon, New York. Also: happy Friday.
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Reminder. 🏼 Heading on vacation tomorrow. Smell you real soon, New York. Also: happy Friday. Reminder. 👊🏼 Heading on vacation tomorrow. Smell you real soon, New York. Also: happy Friday.
🖤<span class="emoji emoji1f525"></span>🖤 gouache on paper, 2017
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🖤🖤 gouache on paper, 2017 🖤🔥🖤 gouache on paper, 2017
Whooot! Excited to announce I’m part of Season 3 of @roomfifty • affordable, limited edition prints ...
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Whooot! Excited to announce I’m part of Season 3 of @roomfifty • affordable, limited edition prints & posters from illustrators around the globe coming your way soon, including this one & two others from me. 🖤 Whooot! Excited to announce I’m part of Season 3 of @roomfifty • affordable, limited edition prints & posters from illustrators around the globe coming your way soon, including this one & two others from me. 🖤
Me, this weekend (I whipped through Godspeed by Casey Legler & I loved it) • this piece was painted ...
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Me, this weekend (I whipped through Godspeed by Casey Legler & I loved it) • this piece was painted exactly three years ago at my residency at @dropforgeandtool • fellow readers, what have you read lately that you’ve loved? Me, this weekend (I whipped through Godspeed by Casey Legler & I loved it) • this piece was painted exactly three years ago at my residency at @dropforgeandtool • fellow readers, what have you read lately that you’ve loved? 💙
Virgos! Raise your hands! It’s all about you today. Full disclosure: I am married to a Virgo who I ...
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Virgos! Raise your hands! It’s all about you today. Full disclosure: I am married to a Virgo who I adore (and who is quintessentially Virgo). Virgos: we both love, and are sometimes annoyed by, your attention to detail. You are methodical, meticulous, well-organized and ever-practical. ... Virgos! Raise your hands! It’s all about you today. Full disclosure: I am married to a Virgo who I adore (and who is quintessentially Virgo). Virgos: we both love, and are sometimes annoyed by, your attention to detail. You are methodical, meticulous, well-organized and ever-practical. Sometimes you are so fixed on details that you become critical and hyper-focused on stuff that the rest of us don’t care about or even see. Because you are often self-effacing and unable to trust that others like you, you sometimes struggle making friends. But once you do form relationships, you are right there. You have a strong, loving, nurturing character, and people close to you are blessed by your ability to see goodness in us, even when we are difficult and challenging. You are also great encouragers. You push the people in your life to be their best selves, in the same way you push yourself — you have high expectations for yourself and the people you love. You are incredibly hard working. When you want to achieve something, you’ll work doggedly for it. Thankfully, your wry sense of humor keeps everything in perspective. Across the spectrum of ancient cultures, the Virgo maiden was consistently recognized as the Great Goddess, a nurturing woman holding a chaff of wheat representing fertility and the harvest. Print available in my shop, link in profile. #lcongdonzodiac
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This design and one more coming soon as a woven BLANKET • stay tuned for details! Happy Sunday.
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This design and one more coming soon as a woven BLANKET • stay tuned for details! Happy Sunday. This design and one more coming soon as a woven BLANKET • stay tuned for details! Happy Sunday.
When @creativelive was in my studio this past May, they filmed me making one of my #lcongdonarrangements • here’s a timelapse video of my process! Thank you, @creativelive!! When @creativelive was in my studio this past May, they filmed me making one of my #lcongdonarrangements • here’s a timelapse video of my process! Thank you, @creativelive!!
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🎟🐖🏷• #lcongdonarrangements 🎒🏮🎟🍠🐙🐽👛🐷🐖🏷💡• #lcongdonarrangements
Lots of people I know are having a rough week. Hang in there. <span class="emoji emoji1f499"></span>
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Lots of people I know are having a rough week. Hang in there. Lots of people I know are having a rough week. Hang in there. 💙
My latest punch hook pillow! This one was a little hard to photograph - it’s the largest I’ve made ...
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My latest punch hook pillow! This one was a little hard to photograph - it’s the largest I’ve made yet & the image wraps around the curved sides of the pillow, so I added a couple more photos (scroll through to see!). This and the others I’ve made will be for sale in my new shop when it opens in October. ... My latest punch hook pillow! This one was a little hard to photograph - it’s the largest I’ve made yet & the image wraps around the curved sides of the pillow, so I added a couple more photos (scroll through to see!). This and the others I’ve made will be for sale in my new shop when it opens in October. Made with @amy.oxford needle, monk cloth & @garagestudiofabrics yarn • I buy all my supplies from @punchrughooking • see all my pillows at #lcongdonpunchhooking
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NEW MURAL in my soon-to-be-open studio/workshop/retail space in Portland! Just finished it today ...
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NEW MURAL in my soon-to-be-open studio/workshop/retail space in Portland! Just finished it today (whew) and let me just say painting on rough concrete is hard. But so worth it! Big shout out to @hayworthdesign for helping me with a lot of the painting & to @ashleymaryart for schooling me ... NEW MURAL in my soon-to-be-open studio/workshop/retail space in Portland! Just finished it today (whew) and let me just say painting on rough concrete is hard. But so worth it! Big shout out to @hayworthdesign for helping me with a lot of the painting & to @ashleymaryart for schooling me all the way from Minnesota on the ways of mural painting. Grand opening October 6. Stay tuned for details. #congdonpdxshop
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Don’t ask me how but THIS IS HAPPENING <span class="emoji emoji2764"></span>️ I’m so honored to be on stage & in conversation with the inimitable ...
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Don’t ask me how but THIS IS HAPPENING ️ I’m so honored to be on stage & in conversation with the inimitable Elizabeth Gilbert aka @elizabeth_gilbert_writer, December 1 at the Nourse Theater in San Francisco. Tickets now on sale, link in profile. Hosted by @ciis_sf Don’t ask me how but THIS IS HAPPENING ❤️ I’m so honored to be on stage & in conversation with the inimitable Elizabeth Gilbert aka @elizabeth_gilbert_writer, December 1 at the Nourse Theater in San Francisco. Tickets now on sale, link in profile. Hosted by @ciis_sf ❤️
Have a great Monday, friends. 🤚🏼<span class="emoji emoji26a1"></span>️🖤
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Have a great Monday, friends. 🤚🏼️🖤 Have a great Monday, friends. 🤚🏼⚡️🖤
Real life dork. <span class="emoji emoji270c"></span>🏼 This is what I do to decompress & feel alive. Cycling is my church. Link to purchase ...
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Real life dork. 🏼 This is what I do to decompress & feel alive. Cycling is my church. Link to purchase this @raicestexas benefit jersey I designed for @velocioapparel is in my profile. Sales end Sunday! Photo by @clay_walsh #thisis50 Real life dork. ✌🏼 This is what I do to decompress & feel alive. Cycling is my church. Link to purchase this @raicestexas benefit jersey I designed for @velocioapparel is in my profile. Sales end Sunday! Photo by @clay_walsh ✨✨ #thisis50
HAPPY FRIDAY, YO. Also, I have a thing for the grid. This one from last year.
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HAPPY FRIDAY, YO. Also, I have a thing for the grid. This one from last year. HAPPY FRIDAY, YO. Also, I have a thing for the grid. This one from last year.
Illustration from my 2017 book A Glorious Freedom: Older Women Leading Extraordinary Lives • essays ...
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Illustration from my 2017 book A Glorious Freedom: Older Women Leading Extraordinary Lives • essays by, interviews with & profiles of older women who redefine what it means to get/be older. Available wherever books are sold, signed copies in my Etsy shop. 🖤 (this illustration accompanies ... Illustration from my 2017 book A Glorious Freedom: Older Women Leading Extraordinary Lives • essays by, interviews with & profiles of older women who redefine what it means to get/be older. Available wherever books are sold, signed copies in my Etsy shop. 🖤 (this illustration accompanies an essay by @ronniecitron)
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Here I am this past Saturday donning the @velocioapparel UNITY JERSEY I designed, out riding with ...
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Here I am this past Saturday donning the @velocioapparel UNITY JERSEY I designed, out riding with my team! Last call to purchase your very own UNITY JERSEY (or one for the cyclist in your life)! ONE HUNDRED PERCENT of the proceeds benefit @raicestexas • All sales end Sunday! Link to pre-order ... Here I am this past Saturday donning the @velocioapparel UNITY JERSEY I designed, out riding with my team! Last call to purchase your very own UNITY JERSEY (or one for the cyclist in your life)! ONE HUNDRED PERCENT of the proceeds benefit @raicestexas • All sales end Sunday! Link to pre-order in profile • scroll through to see more images of the jersey ❤️💪🏼🚴🏼‍♂️🐅
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True story: In the last month and a half I’ve been going through one of the biggest creative slumps ...
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True story: In the last month and a half I’ve been going through one of the biggest creative slumps I’ve been through in a long, long time. These periods happen when I burn out a little after big pushes (and I just had a big push getting ready for my recent show). I don’t feel like drawing. And if ... True story: In the last month and a half I’ve been going through one of the biggest creative slumps I’ve been through in a long, long time. These periods happen when I burn out a little after big pushes (and I just had a big push getting ready for my recent show). I don’t feel like drawing. And if it weren’t for client work, I wouldn’t draw or paint at all (though I did draw this yesterday, progress!). And thank goodness for client work because it’s what keeps me showing up. I’ve been thinking a lot about these ⬆️ words, not just in relationship to my slump (it’s about the 374th I’ve had in 12 years of making art as a source of livelihood, and I know it will pass), but also in relationship to everything in life. Nothing is permanent. Everything is changing constantly. Somehow that fact is both mildly terrifying and extremely comforting all at the same time. ❤️
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Thank you to all of you for making my business as an illustrator & shop owner possible. Small businesses ...
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Thank you to all of you for making my business as an illustrator & shop owner possible. Small businesses cannot do what we do without the support our clients (big & small), customers and followers. You all are the best & I’m really grateful for you every single day. Thank you to all of you for making my business as an illustrator & shop owner possible. Small businesses cannot do what we do without the support our clients (big & small), customers and followers. You all are the best & I’m really grateful for you every single day. ❤️
Seventeen Things in Three Colors • available in my shop, link in profile. Taking a rare weekday off ...
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Seventeen Things in Three Colors • available in my shop, link in profile. Taking a rare weekday off today to venture into the woods with one of my favorite humans @kinokogallery • hope everyone has a great Monday. This piece was drawn in Procreate. 🖤 Seventeen Things in Three Colors • available in my shop, link in profile. Taking a rare weekday off today to venture into the woods with one of my favorite humans @kinokogallery • hope everyone has a great Monday. This piece was drawn in Procreate. 🖤
Giveaway alert!! Friends, I’m super honored to have done album art for the super talented, award winning, children’s singer/songwriter @francesengland • we are giving away TEN copies of her new album Blue Skies Sunny Days to ten lucky winners. To enter, just tag your sister or someone who ... Giveaway alert!! Friends, I’m super honored to have done album art for the super talented, award winning, children’s singer/songwriter @francesengland • we are giving away TEN copies of her new album Blue Skies Sunny Days to ten lucky winners. To enter, just tag your sister or someone who might as well be your sister because you love him/her/them so much and we'll pick FIVE PAIRS as the lucky winners • enter by end of day Monday! Winner announced via my Instagram Stories Tuesday • you can listen here to “Not Just My Sister” 🌞
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That time a drawing from my sketchbook (made in the wake of the 2017 Women’s March) ended up on a bag ...
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That time a drawing from my sketchbook (made in the wake of the 2017 Women’s March) ended up on a bag of @stacys Pita Chips • I still have my unopened bag. That time a drawing from my sketchbook (made in the wake of the 2017 Women’s March) ended up on a bag of @stacys Pita Chips • I still have my unopened bag.
More finished bits for a wall installation I’m creating in my new studio/retail/workshop space! ...
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More finished bits for a wall installation I’m creating in my new studio/retail/workshop space! Opens in October! #lcongdonarrangements More finished bits for a wall installation I’m creating in my new studio/retail/workshop space! Opens in October! #lcongdonarrangements
An oldie but goodie • this one available as a print in my shop • fun fact: I’m releasing two 2019 calendars ...
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An oldie but goodie • this one available as a print in my shop • fun fact: I’m releasing two 2019 calendars this year - one with illustrations & one with arrangements photos! Stay tuned! #lcongdonarrangements An oldie but goodie • this one available as a print in my shop • fun fact: I’m releasing two 2019 calendars this year - one with illustrations & one with arrangements photos! Stay tuned! #lcongdonarrangements
Quilt imagery has been a big part of my work for over a decade. I’m so enamored by it! Lately I’ve been ...
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Quilt imagery has been a big part of my work for over a decade. I’m so enamored by it! Lately I’ve been drawing more modern quilt-like motifs lately but here’s a wonky set of more traditional blocks I painted in 2016 (gouache on paper). Quilt imagery has been a big part of my work for over a decade. I’m so enamored by it! Lately I’ve been drawing more modern quilt-like motifs lately but here’s a wonky set of more traditional blocks I painted in 2016 (gouache on paper).
This piece, commissioned by @rei, is currently the centerfold pullout poster of REI’s new, one ...
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This piece, commissioned by @rei, is currently the centerfold pullout poster of REI’s new, one of a kind, Force of Nature magazine, in which 44 women artists & writers of different backgrounds define the outdoors for themselves. I’m super honored to be part of the Force of Nature campaign ... This piece, commissioned by @rei, is currently the centerfold pullout poster of REI’s new, one of a kind, Force of Nature magazine, in which 44 women artists & writers of different backgrounds define the outdoors for themselves. I’m super honored to be part of the Force of Nature campaign once again! You can pick up the publication at any REI. Swipe to see the cover (not designed by me). ❤️❤️❤️
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You matter, your voice matters, your vote matters. 🖤 Print of this piece also in my shop: lisacongdon.etsy.com
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You matter, your voice matters, your vote matters. 🖤 Print of this piece also in my shop: lisacongdon.etsy.com You matter, your voice matters, your vote matters. 🖤 Print of this piece also in my shop: lisacongdon.etsy.com
Taping at @creativebug today & @ccerruti painted this awesome backdrop for my set based on a sketchbook ...
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Taping at @creativebug today & @ccerruti painted this awesome backdrop for my set based on a sketchbook drawing a made last summer. 🖤️🏴 (new glasses by @seeeyewear) Taping at @creativebug today & @ccerruti painted this awesome backdrop for my set based on a sketchbook drawing a made last summer. 🖤🌑🎱♠️♣️🏴 (new glasses by @seeeyewear)
Sunny sketchbook drawing from 2017 (made with Acryla Gouche, microns & gel pens). Happy Monday ...
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Sunny sketchbook drawing from 2017 (made with Acryla Gouche, microns & gel pens). Happy Monday from foggy but beautiful San Francisco (my former home of 25 years!). I’m taping with @creativebug today & tomorrow. Follow along in my stories for some action. We’ll also be doing a live broadcast ... Sunny sketchbook drawing from 2017 (made with Acryla Gouche, microns & gel pens). Happy Monday from foggy but beautiful San Francisco (my former home of 25 years!). I’m taping with @creativebug today & tomorrow. Follow along in my stories for some action. We’ll also be doing a live broadcast tomorrow - stay tuned for details!
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Always. Moving. Forward. 🖤
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Always. Moving. Forward. 🖤 Always. Moving. Forward. 🖤
I’m super psyched that I had the opportunity to partner with @velocioapparel to design this UNITY ...
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I’m super psyched that I had the opportunity to partner with @velocioapparel to design this UNITY cycling jersey • 100% of the proceeds benefit @raicestexas (ONE HUNDRED PERCENT!!!) • we are now taking pre-orders through August 26! • swipe to see the back of the jersey! Comes in men’s & women’s ... I’m super psyched that I had the opportunity to partner with @velocioapparel to design this UNITY cycling jersey • 100% of the proceeds benefit @raicestexas (ONE HUNDRED PERCENT!!!) • we are now taking pre-orders through August 26! • swipe to see the back of the jersey! Comes in men’s & women’s sizes • link to order in my profile!
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This photo was taken almost exactly two years ago at the @creativebug HQ when I was taping my bootcamp ...
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This photo was taken almost exactly two years ago at the @creativebug HQ when I was taping my bootcamp class • I’m heading back to San Francisco Monday & Tuesday to tape a brand new 31 day Inktober drawing challenge that will launch October 1! You can view all my current class offerings (both ... This photo was taken almost exactly two years ago at the @creativebug HQ when I was taping my bootcamp class • I’m heading back to San Francisco Monday & Tuesday to tape a brand new 31 day Inktober drawing challenge that will launch October 1! You can view all my current class offerings (both business and art making) on the classes page of my website at www.lisacongdon.com. Because folks always ask, my top is vintage. And that is indeed my natural hair color. 😊
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Fruitsss, Sketchbook 2017 • hope everyone’s having a good Thursday.
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Fruitsss, Sketchbook 2017 • hope everyone’s having a good Thursday. Fruitsss, Sketchbook 2017 • hope everyone’s having a good Thursday.
Who do you got? • print available in my shop: lisacongdon.etsy.com <span class="emoji emoji1f499"></span>
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Who do you got? • print available in my shop: lisacongdon.etsy.com Who do you got? • print available in my shop: lisacongdon.etsy.com 💙
Are you a designer or illustrator new to client work? Are you intimidated by negotiating fees & contracts, unsure sure how to determine if a job is right for you or in the dark about what the typical phases of client work look like? My brand new class from @creativelive - Working Successfully ... Are you a designer or illustrator new to client work? Are you intimidated by negotiating fees & contracts, unsure sure how to determine if a job is right for you or in the dark about what the typical phases of client work look like? My brand new class from @creativelive - Working Successfully with Clients - is for you! This class covers all those things and more. I’m here to demystify the world of client work for you! Direct link to the class in my profile today. Enjoy!
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A little bit about my history: I’ve been a collector since I was a really small kid (first collecting ...
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A little bit about my history: I’ve been a collector since I was a really small kid (first collecting typical stuff that kids collect). By the time I was in my twenties, I was spending weekends perusing flea markets and antique malls looking for small treasures. Simultaneously, from the time ... A little bit about my history: I’ve been a collector since I was a really small kid (first collecting typical stuff that kids collect). By the time I was in my twenties, I was spending weekends perusing flea markets and antique malls looking for small treasures. Simultaneously, from the time I was about eight years old, I developed an interest in arranging and displaying my collections. In hindsight, I realize that my need to collect and arrange were born from my need to find comfort and create order in a world that felt unwieldy and sometimes out of control. My interest in arranging things neatly, even in my paintings & drawings, has been a consistent theme in my work since I began making art. I enjoy the experience of taking objects that might seem boring on their own and creating beautiful, textured visual imagery by clustering those objects together on an imaginary grid. Some of you following me for a long time will remember that in 2010, I made such arrangements every day for an entire year (mostly photographed, some drawn) in a personal project called “A Collection a Day”. The allure of the images in that daily project was surprising to me— tons of people followed along and the project was written about in Martha Stewart Living, The Atlantic Magazine and The New York Times Magazine. I think the allure was partly due to the attraction viewers had to the organization of the objects, but also partly that the objects evoked nostalgia. So many of the things in my arrangements are old, things we grew up using in school or watched our moms use to mend clothes. Collecting and arranging (both real & imagined) are such an integral part of my art practice that I cannot separate them. Hope that wasn’t too boring. The end. You can view my more recent arrangements at: #lcongdonarrangements
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1973, acrylic on wood, 2016 (sold 2016) • hope everyone’s having a good weekend.
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1973, acrylic on wood, 2016 (sold 2016) • hope everyone’s having a good weekend. 1973, acrylic on wood, 2016 (sold 2016) • hope everyone’s having a good weekend.
Thank you to every single person who came out to my opening last night! It was a blast. Link to view/purchase ...
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Thank you to every single person who came out to my opening last night! It was a blast. Link to view/purchase work from the show in my profile. Show is up till August 31.Thank you to every single person who came out to my opening last night! It was a blast. Link to view/purchase work from the show in my profile. Show is up till August 31.⚡️
OPENS TONIGHT! Lucky Charms. All the work is available for sale (a few pieces have already sold to ...
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OPENS TONIGHT! Lucky Charms. All the work is available for sale (a few pieces have already sold to collectors) and you can view the available work & contact the gallery to purchase by going to the link in my profile. These six original paintings are gouache on paper, and they are each 22x22 inches ... OPENS TONIGHT! Lucky Charms. All the work is available for sale (a few pieces have already sold to collectors) and you can view the available work & contact the gallery to purchase by going to the link in my profile. These six original paintings are gouache on paper, and they are each 22x22 inches & archivally framed. If you are in Portland tonight, swing by between 7-10 to see the work. I also give hugs. Stephanie Chefas Projects, 305 SE 3rd Avenue, Suite 202 🍋🍉
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True story: I did not start drawing or painting till I was 32 years old (for context, I’m 50 now) & I ...
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True story: I did not start drawing or painting till I was 32 years old (for context, I’m 50 now) & I never studied art in school. Because I got from there to here, people ask me a lot, some version questions like: “How do I grow as an artist?” Or “How do I find my voice or find my style?” Or “How do I make ... True story: I did not start drawing or painting till I was 32 years old (for context, I’m 50 now) & I never studied art in school. Because I got from there to here, people ask me a lot, some version questions like: “How do I grow as an artist?” Or “How do I find my voice or find my style?” Or “How do I make it? Or “How do I build an audience?” And the answer to all of these questions is that you need to make a lot of art, especially if you are self-taught, but even if you’re not. You need to draw and paint (or insert your craft) every day and you need to put that work into the world, even before you’re ready. And you need to try new things, not just once or twice but over & over & over (and...repeat). You need to plow gently through feelings of fear and inadequacy, because those feelings never go away entirely (anyone who tells you otherwise is lying). You need to get comfortable with sitting with the feelings that come with failure and rejection. Getting there (and “there” is different for everyone) won’t happen quickly. It is a slow burn. It requires enormous discipline & dedication, years and years of work and risk-taking. Even the young artistic phenoms you follow online work their tails off. They are dogged and obsessive. The older, more experienced artists you admire? They were beginners once too. I say this not to deflate you, but to remind all of us that being a creative, especially as a profession, is no different than growing in any other profession or skill set or athletic endeavor. There is no magic formula for making good work or developing a point of view and eventually getting paid it for except to show up and work and be patient with yourself. The good news is, you are not alone. And it is possible to do it without spending money on school if you choose (though it may take longer). I love what I do and I’m so grateful for all the opportunities I’ve had, and I’m still learning and changing and figuring stuff out. This is lifelong work and for me it’s worth every minute. Illustration above from my latest book which comes out in one year - on finding your creative voice. Can’t wait to share more of that soon. Happy Thursday. ❤
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BONNE CHANCE (otherwise known as GOOD LUCK in French) is my brand new three-color limited edition ...
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BONNE CHANCE (otherwise known as GOOD LUCK in French) is my brand new three-color limited edition hand pulled screen printed poster • available at @stephaniechefasprojects as part of my solo exhibition Lucky Charms opening Friday • the poster is 18x24 inches, signed, dated & numbered, ... BONNE CHANCE (otherwise known as GOOD LUCK in French) is my brand new three-color limited edition hand pulled screen printed poster • available at @stephaniechefasprojects as part of my solo exhibition Lucky Charms opening Friday • the poster is 18x24 inches, signed, dated & numbered, limited edition of 100 only • printed for me by the amazing and meticulous @dueltone • if you are interested in purchasing any work from the exhibition, it is available for preview by emailing [email protected] • all work will be on view online starting Friday (I’ll share a link then) OR you can come to the gallery opening this Friday 7-10 at 305 SE 3rd Ave, Portland 💙
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SO. A couple months ago I announced here that I would opening a new retail & workshop space where I’ll ...
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SO. A couple months ago I announced here that I would opening a new retail & workshop space where I’ll be selling my wares & hosting workshops. And that IS INDEED happening! With all my other client work & book projects, it’s taking me longer to get it set up than I thought (what’s new), but I’m ... SO. A couple months ago I announced here that I would opening a new retail & workshop space where I’ll be selling my wares & hosting workshops. And that IS INDEED happening! With all my other client work & book projects, it’s taking me longer to get it set up than I thought (what’s new), but I’m aiming to be ready to open in early October. Will you look at this gorgeous A-frame for the sidewalk outside my space that @jandssigns constructed & handpainted for me?!? I snapped this photo in their studio yesterday. Working with them was a DREAM. The space will be open Wednesdays & Fridays from 12-5 to start in October, with more hours & special events/workshops coming as we get closer to the holidays. I’ll begin announcing workshops soon as well. The space is in inner North Portland & I’ll share the location & grand opening date here on Instagram soon. Bonus: there WILL be a party & you’re all invited. 🎉
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Getting a little dicey • Happy Tuesday • #lcongdonarrangements
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Getting a little dicey • Happy Tuesday • #lcongdonarrangements Getting a little dicey • Happy Tuesday • #lcongdonarrangements
And voilà! My second punch hooked pillow made with hand dyed wool yarn & an Oxford needle. This pillow ...
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And voilà! My second punch hooked pillow made with hand dyed wool yarn & an Oxford needle. This pillow will be for sale along with my other punch hooked pillows in my new Portland studio/retail space which will open two days a week to the public starting in early October. Addicted to making these, ... And voilà! My second punch hooked pillow made with hand dyed wool yarn & an Oxford needle. This pillow will be for sale along with my other punch hooked pillows in my new Portland studio/retail space which will open two days a week to the public starting in early October. Addicted to making these, so stay tuned for more. #lcongdonpunchhooking
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Leos! Make yourselves known! What would we do without you? You are the royalty of the zodiac. You ...
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Leos! Make yourselves known! What would we do without you? You are the royalty of the zodiac. You are warm & courageous, naturally drawn to leadership and protecting your crew. Whatever your career, you take your role on this planet seriously, and you put in tireless work to earn the respect ... Leos! Make yourselves known! What would we do without you? You are the royalty of the zodiac. You are warm & courageous, naturally drawn to leadership and protecting your crew. Whatever your career, you take your role on this planet seriously, and you put in tireless work to earn the respect of those under your influence. You do nothing half-assed. If you decide something is important to you, you are all in. Because you are ruled by the sun, you are sources of endless energy. That energy allows you to connect in social interactions (even more introverted Leos have magical powers of connection) and work tirelessly for causes you believe in. You are attentive and intensely passionate about relationships. You put in extra effort to display big and loving gestures to the people you are with. But it isn’t just your romantic partners you are good to. Benevolent and community-oriented, you are friendly and polite to everyone you encounter. You take your leadership role in both social situations and work seriously; the same ego that allows you to shine also causes you to be your own harshest critic when you make mistakes or screw up. You put enormous pressure on yourself to be the best person you can be at all times. And the rest of us need to watch out not to take advantage of your big hearts - if we abuse your good will you will not hesitate to call out our bullshit with your typical Leo fury. You are intensely straightforward and we can count on you to always tell us what you think. 💙 Print in my shop, link in profile. #lcongdonzodiac
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True words from poet Mary Oliver • From 2014 • Happy Saturday <span class="emoji emoji1f33f"></span>
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True words from poet Mary Oliver • From 2014 • Happy Saturday True words from poet Mary Oliver • From 2014 • Happy Saturday 🌿