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Artist Lisa Congdon has a solo show opening at Paper Boat in Milwaukee, WI this Friday and I’m super jealous I can’t see it in person. Her new work is just stunning!

For her upcoming December 2008 show at Paper Boat Gallery in Milwaukee–entitled Life in WonderMountain–Lisa will continue to explore the chimeric world of the WonderMountain dwellers, whose world is made up of opposites. In Lisa’s first three-dimensional installation, she will portray the bizarre world of WonderMountain and its inhabitants. Using worn vintage crochet and sepia-toned photographs juxtaposed with fantastical brightly colored neon geometric details, Lisa creates an enchanted world of old and new, graphic and earthy, frightening and familiar.

Lisa Congdon: Life in Wondermountain
Opens Friday, December 5, 7-10pm
Show runs Decemmer 5 2008 – January 11 2009
@ Paper Boat Boutique & Gallery
2375 South Howell Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53207
www.paperboatboutique.com

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Jenny Ryan

Jenny Ryan is an artist, crafter, and maker of things. She lives in Los Angeles with a pack of various animals (including her husband) and writes about her adventures in creating at Exit Through the Thrift Shop.

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