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

 

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

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Take an image, do something to it. Do something else to it.

Jasper Johns

The Uses of Sorrow, adult and child versions

Letterpress on paper dyed with Sumi ink, embroidery, black crepe paper


H is for Half Mourning (and Half Life)

Letterpress on muslin dyed with Sumi ink, vintage beads and beaded trim, embroidery


  Big Apron , letterpress on paper. All work on this page started as a print like this one.

Big Apron, letterpress on paper. All work on this page started as a print like this one.


B is for Bustier

Letterpress on pink paper, grommets, garment hooks, old garter hardware, embroidery


Ghost Words

Letterpress on muslin, hand-spun paper thread, flowers, buttons, and trim made of old dictionary pages, embroidery