i’m jealous of hollie chastain


Sigh. More amazing mixed media. I’m always so impressed {ie. crushed by jealousy} when an artist can do something so simple, using only a few elements, and still make their work feel special/unique. Chattanooga based artist Hollie Chastain is one of those artists. Finding her was quite unique as well… I was writing another post when my browser window popped up with her work on it {via Papernstitch}. Seriously. I don’t know where or what I accidentally clicked on but I sure was happy when her work dropped in my lap. Thank you Art Gods. I owe you one.

comments (9)

  1. Mary @ FOUND /// 02.27.2010 /// 8:31pm

    thanks for introducing us to Hollie!

  2. The Jealous Curator /// 02.27.2010 /// 8:50pm

    you’re welcome! i was thrilled to find her too!
    ps. your trip to paris looks like it was amazing! i see that you made it to ‘Tombees du Camion’ as well! i’m so jealous!

  3. belinda/gretchenmist /// 02.27.2010 /// 11:47pm

    hollie’s work is really great šŸ™‚

  4. Liesl /// 02.28.2010 /// 4:35pm

    These are fantastic, great use of colour and love the combination or drawing and found materials!

  5. The Jealous Curator /// 02.28.2010 /// 5:48pm

    I know… makes you want to rush out to a used book store and rip the covers off doesn’t it?

  6. Pattern Pulp - Friday Quick Links /// 03.05.2010 /// 11:16am

    […] 8. Beautiful simple mixed media artwork by Hollie Chastain, via The Jealous Curator […]

  7. Modernsauce /// 03.16.2010 /// 4:16pm

    Thanks for introducing me to such a talented artist! I checked out her etsy and found an original that I had to have. Since I live in chattanooga too she agreed to meet me to handover the piece and I will say it’s beautiful in person! She even agreed to let me write about it: http://modernsauce.blogspot.com/2010/03/ms-note-no-artists-were-harmed-in.html

    Cool chick (with a good sense of humor) and great artist to support!

  8. The Jealous Curator /// 03.16.2010 /// 6:30pm

    Wow! That’s amazing. So jealous of you for buying an original… and in person no less! {good luck with the stalking, although i don’t think you need it!}

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    […] purchased here for just 50 Euros. Or you can snap up original works and prints by Leah GibsonĀ orĀ Hollie ChastainĀ for as little as USD $20 on Etsy (check out our Etsy guide here!).Know a little. This is a good […]

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