Monday, April 5, 2010

Featured Artist of the Month

This month's featured artist is Claire La Faye of Portland Oregon. I got a chance to interview her and ask about her collection of casual luxury clothing with an edge. Here is what they she to say...

What type of artwork do you do?
I have a degree in Fine Arts, now I do clothing design.

How long have you been creating?
Forever, but under the Claire La Faye label since 2001.

How much time do you spend working on your craft?
More than my family would prefer....

What inspires you to create?
My brain never stops so it has endless time to wonder and ponder. Life is inspiring!

Do you have a designing process?
Inspiration, experimentation and production. I love to work off the dress form as well.

Where do you do your creating?
At home in my studio.

Have you always been artsy?
Always, always, always.

Do you have another job?
Being a mom.

Where do you sell your pieces?

Do you enjoy what you do?
I love it! Can't imagine doing anything else.

Do you have a favorite piece in your shop?
I love the Parisian Princess piece.
Click HERE to view

Do you have a blog set-up?

Not yet, but my website is

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