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Polly M. Law

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Poland, Ohio, The United States
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Following the precepts of the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle- that one can know the velocity/direction or the location of a particle, but not both at the same time; and that observation changes the experiment here's what I can tell you about myself: I started out as a glassblower, then became a weaver, then I worked for 20 years as an advertising pre-production illustrator. I have done editorial illustration for a wide variety of clients. I have illustrated for the New York Times Book Review, Cricket Magazine, The New York Folklore Society, among many other magazines and projects.
I currently show my bricolage works in galleries and museums and have garnered several awards. My work is in numerous personal collections. I am the author/crea
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Polly M. Law I have so many creative blocks that my mind looks like it was constructed out of Legos. I just plug on through, I write anything and everything that…moreI have so many creative blocks that my mind looks like it was constructed out of Legos. I just plug on through, I write anything and everything that squeezes through the cracks, toss it all out and keep going. Eventually something happens. I am a visual artist first, a writer a pathetic second.(less)
Polly M. Law I am working on Volume 2 of "The Word Project," albeit at a glacial pace. Besides my day job, I also have a gallery practice that needs feeding on a…moreI am working on Volume 2 of "The Word Project," albeit at a glacial pace. Besides my day job, I also have a gallery practice that needs feeding on a regular basis with 3 exhibits coming up for 2015. Real life also intrudes on a distressingly regular basis.(less)
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I get odd things in the mail from time to time. Old cookie tins of buttons, bags of feathers, a bag full of shimmering pieces of mica originally meant for making 1970's chandeliers, you get the idea. Several months ago a box full of small, bisque-fired ceramic, stylized skulls arrived from a friend. She had won a very large quantity of them in some sort of giveaway and offered them to anyone wh... Read more of this blog post »
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