Artist: Patty Eljaiek
- Yamaha Acoustic
- Condition: hollowed out guitar, no original front or back panels, delicate
Mediums Used: Cardboard, yarn, wool roving, felt, ribbon, wood veneer paper
Garden Party was “rebuilt” using repurposed cardboard to create a new front and back. The artist challenged herself to use only materials that she had on hand, and remnants from previous mixed media projects. The flowers and leaves were created using a dry needle felting technique.
About the Artist:
As a mixed media artist, Patty’s work reflects her experience as a first-generation American immigrant focusing on themes of belonging and identity and most recently exploring traditional fiber arts using contemporary, abstract designs and repurposed materials. Patty exhibits nationwide, in galleries from New York to California and her original work is found in private collections in the U.S and South America. Patty is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts with a BFA in Illustration.
You can see more of what keeps Patty busy at https://linktr.ee/Pattemade