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Kim Alsbrooks  Philadelphia, PA

'Thomas Fenwick Drayton (1808-1891)'

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About Kim


Kim Alsbrooks is originally from Charleston, SC and earned a BFA from The University of Arizona.

Kim explains the work by saying, “The trash is found flat, on the street. One cannot flatten the trash. It just doesn’t work. It must be found so that there are no wrinkles in the middle and the graphic should be well centered. Then the portraits are found that are complimentary to the particular trash. Generally I depict miniature portraits from the watercolor on ivory era (17th-18th century more or less). The trash is gessoed in the oval shape, image drawn in graphite, painted in oils and varnished.”


Kim appears in the following Top 10 lists


'Recycled'

'Eye Contact'

'Pennsylvania'

'2015'


5 reactions displayed


wow - love it.

80's and soda

Simple, smart, and just down right neat.

i like it

Love this piece!

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