Contact me

Thoughtful questions and comments about my artwork, teaching, and commissions are welcome. Thank you for your interest. 


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Portland, Me

Crystal Cawley is an artist who works with paper, textiles, collected objects, and re-purposed materials. 


I never thought I’d need so many people.

David Bowie


Vintage art encyclopedia images, made into beads, cones, and covered buttons, attached to a fabric neckpiece

Cold Comfort Coat

Collection of art postcards, cut into 2 inch squares and zigzag stitched, grommeted, and laced together

DNR model

Embroidered burlap, tulle skirt with paper thread embellishments, wooden stand

People Who

Relief print, collage, embroidery


Thinking Cap 14

Grief is Weight (Cover Your Face)

Paper, hand-spun paper thread, hand-rolled paper beads, paper covered buttons


Old photographs, collected paper and book detritus, mica, brass, letterpress and copper label