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Kathy Stoner
Kathy Stoner

 

 

 

Artist Statement

I started off as a fiber artist, doing quilts and traditional hooked rugs. A few years ago I took a class in painted paper collage, and was immediately hooked. I started my current work making collages from handpainted papers, both new and and repurposed. A collage comes together way faster than a quilt or hooked rug, so the satisfaction of a completed work is more immediate. I find beauty in old bus schedules, discarded maps, used books. Paper ephemera gets painted, stamped, stenciled, and turned into a mixed media collage. The result is something new and beautiful made from repurposed material - transformation and rebirth of an art piece. 

 

Contact information:

kathleenjstoner@gmail.com
703.415.6950.

Studio Address:

Kathy Stoner
Workhouse Arts Center, Studio 506
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079

 

 

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Kathy Stoner Regret to Inform You
"I Regret to Inform You", mixed media collage

Kathy Stoner Memories That Bite
"When My Song Comes On", mixed media collage

Kathy Stoner Coffee Before Dawn
"Coffee Before Dawn", mixed media collage