August 18, 2009
My latest project: The Super Sneaky Collaboration Project
See the secret that is the Super Sneaky Collaboration Project designed by Dowdy Studio, Pamela Michelle and Cut Out and Collect at the Dustbowl Arts Market, a open air, all handmade market focused on originality and innovative art on Campus Corner in Norman Oklahoma from 10am-6pm. In the spirit of being collaborative, these 3 designers, who are leaders in the handmade movement in Texas, have kept their collaborative designs top secret until now, and will showcase and sell them for the first time at the Dustbowl Arts Market.
Shevaun Williams, a nationally renowned commercial photographer, who often houses the 3 young designers when they come into Oklahoma says “These are innovative, young artists from the Dallas area. We can learn so much from these young designers through their interest in collaboration, groundbreaking ideas and commitment to a vision.”
Collaborative efforts between artists can encourage growth and spawn innovative ideas as each artist is forced to view their artistic medium in new and different applications. Dylan of Dowdy Studio, an artist birthed out of the great state of Oklahoma, hand-prints his original hand-drawn designs on tshirts, and has recently teamed up with his girlfriend, Pamela Jackson of Pamela Michelle and friend Cheyne Little, of Cut Out and Collect to create new collaborative designs. Pamela Michelle has been creating handmade wooden and art jewelry inspired by her paintings since 2007. The Scandinavian decent is apparent in her retro-modern and youthful illustrations and designs. Cut Out and Collect originally began as Cheyne Little's attempt to avoid graduate school and has grown into a line of one-of-a-kind handbags, accessories, and home decor items known nation-wide. Born in Oklahoma City as well, Little has deep family ties to the University of Oklahoma and comes home for the Dustbowl Arts Market.
Posted by pamela michelle