Short Bio

I have been a lifelong admirer of street art, and always wondered if I would ever find a way to express myself creatively through that platform. When I was browsing the knitting section of my local bookstore and found a book titled, Yarnbombing, I realized at that moment that I had found my pathway to becoming a street artist. The book featured knit and crochet street art projects from all over the world. So, in 2009 I crocheted a 12 inch rectangle that I sewed onto a bike rack in downtown Philadelphia. From there, my obsessive passion for yarnbombing has expanded into larger installations and different cities across the United States.

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Mission Statement

The motivation for my work is multifaceted. First, I want to use this typically feminine medium as a catalyst for conversations regarding women in street art. I also hope that using knitting fosters the elevation of craft mediums from the realm of utilitarianism. Secondly, I want to motivate creative individuals to express themselves. I’ve publicly displayed the development of my skills so people can see that there is an evolution of creative ability. Lastly, I hope to leave a positive impact on my community and make art accessible to people who may feel excluded from the fine art world.

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