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"The sixty-eight-year-old multi-media artist has been cutting and pasting and telling stories through visuals since she was a child, stealing her mother’s kitchen scissors. “I swear, even as an old woman, she would tell me, ‘You always stole my scissors,’” laughs Elliottsmith.  From that early age, “it was one thing I just knew. I had no doubt that I wanted to be an artist.”

Across her vast body of work—which includes sculpture, pottery, weaving, furniture-making, painting, and photography—Elliottsmith’s tendency toward the hallucinatory, the whimsical, the ominous carries through, as do the trappings of allegory. “I’ve always done narrative work,” she says. “I just feel like I have to say something.”

 

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