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Matchbox Art 1F19

Make multiple miniature assemblages the size of a matchbox, in which symbols, memories and dreams occur on a tiny scale. Learn about the history of matchbox art and peek into the world of contemporary matchbox artists. Use decorative papers, vintage ephemera, assorted embellishments and more to collage and assemble miniature masterpieces of your own design. Limit 8 students 

Amy Hitchcock

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Amy can usually be found in second hand-shops collecting. She loves vintage bisque doll parts, sewing notions, old photos of strangers and rusty nails.

Along the way her assemblages and collages have been shown in various open studio events, businesses, museums and galleries in Greater Boston.

Amy studied anthropology and art history in college and has a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from Harvard University Extension School. She has taught at the Eliot School since 2009, and finds great joy showing others the ins and outs of mixed media art.

Specialty: 
Mixed Media, Book and Paper Art
Materials & Tools:
  • Small scissors and Tweezers

  • Embellishments that will fit in the matchboxes (2" x 1 1/4" x 3/8")

Students are also welcome to bring any extra paper or images that they wish to work with!

Teacher will provide matchboxes, glue, large scissors, rulers, assorted decorative and vintage papers, and embellishments