Sante Fe
Sante Fe
Belt buckle
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3.5" x 2.75" sold with a 1.5" snap-on strap
$165 (shipping included)
Inspired by the City of Faith, Sante Fe captures the vast, arid, colorful enchantment that is northern New Mexico.

j2 (aka Jennifer O'Brien)

Jennifer and I met at a rain soaked barbeque here in Chicago. I honestly don't remember exactly what we talked about but her unique sense of self came shining through. It was clear I had just met a new friend. She invited me over for dinner at her newly renovated South Loop pad. One step inside and I was knocked over by her funky collection of art. Her work area was decorated with a series of black and white photographs. "Where did you get these?" I couldn't help but ask. "Actually, I did those," she responded. These photos were seriously moving. Some sad. Some joyous. But all filled with emotion and exuding originality.

She then showed me her latest work in assemblage. She had been collecting little photos, miniature plastic toys, scraps and cuttings from papers and pamphlets and all kinds of items for years. After scattering her mother's ashes over the grave of her younger brother in New Mexico, she finally realized what she had been saving all these little trinkets for. She knew they were to be clustered, collaged and assembled in ways that conveyed and shared the despair, joy, laughter, and eccentricity she possessed. She started creating greeting cards in this style and one was actually selected in a juried competition to be sold at the gift shop in the Art Institute of Chicago...

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