Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Home Is Where The Heart Is

"Home is where the heart is"
"Home is where the heart is"
"Home is where the heart is"
"Home is where the heart is"
I had always wanted to make one of these mixed media collage art boxes
and I finally sat down and made one this week.
It was great working with volume & depth,
it reminded me of the fun I had creating 3-D conceptual projects while studying architecture in Chile for a couple of years way back in the late 80s.
A shout out to my classmates at the Universidad de Valparaiso!
*if they're reading this blog ;)

52 Lovely Comments:

Blogger Katja said...

Great piece of art, more of this please...!

11/03/2010 9:06 AM  
Blogger ~Valentina~ said...

Your work is so amazing and inspiring!
This box rocks ;)

11/03/2010 9:14 AM  
Blogger marie-louise said...

There is always a joy to take a look in here!

11/03/2010 9:17 AM  
Blogger KristiMcMurry said...

Is there an end to your creativity?! This is so awesome!

11/03/2010 9:20 AM  
Blogger Frau Mayer said...

It's almost too beautiful to be true. Reminds me of those dark blue prints that disappeared from the etsy shop shortly before I was finally ready to buy them ....

11/03/2010 9:38 AM  
Blogger resolute twig said...

this is lovely!
I'm so glad you finally got around to making one :)

11/03/2010 9:47 AM  
Blogger Gise said...

Super original como todas tus creaciones! Me emocionó ver que usaste la cita: Home is where the heart is, porque es la misma que tengo en el desk de mi compu en un diseño que hice con mi extrañada peky.
Sigo visitando tu blog casi a diario pues me inspira muchisimo tu arte.

11/03/2010 9:54 AM  
Blogger spindelmaker said...

This looks great! Really, really inspiring!

11/03/2010 9:56 AM  
Blogger Vintage Aurora Deco said...

Qué precioso trabajo!!!
Y qué bonita la frase que utilizaste para el título de este post: es muy cierta!!!

11/03/2010 10:02 AM  
Blogger Cynthia said...

I love it ! Everything looks so perfect :)

11/03/2010 10:06 AM  
Blogger Škorčica said...

Wow - this is so cool!

11/03/2010 10:08 AM  
Blogger Anna Airport said...

i LOVE this! :) geninne, you are such an inspiration!

11/03/2010 10:11 AM  
Blogger Jan Weiss said...

love these boxes! So curious and downright adorable.

11/03/2010 10:58 AM  
Blogger Meine grüne Wiese said...

It's awesome!
Go on like this :-)
Melanie from Bavaria in Germany

11/03/2010 11:32 AM  
Blogger ariadne said...

What a great creation again my dear!You never stop to amaze us!Ariadne from Greece!

11/03/2010 11:39 AM  
Blogger Lau Gariglio said...

gran trabajo !! me encanta !

11/03/2010 11:54 AM  
Blogger Dolores said...

I really like your bluebird. Interesting objects you included.

11/03/2010 12:42 PM  
Blogger Lisa said...

Dear Geninne,
I finally received the postcards.
Thank you so much - they are so very beautiful. I will chose carefully who will get one of them. They will only be for special beloved people, and one of them I will keep for myself. Thank you once again.
My very best regards,

11/03/2010 12:49 PM  
Blogger Anne Marie said...

You have such an eye for beauty Gennine and share it with us through your creations. Lovely piece.

11/03/2010 1:04 PM  
Blogger Anja said...

Beautiful and inspirering. I just love your work!

11/03/2010 1:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

3-D fun fun fun!

11/03/2010 1:53 PM  
Blogger manifattive said...

bellissima scatola...... una vera fonte d'ispirazione!
I tuoi lavori sono sempre incantevoli!

11/03/2010 3:18 PM  
Blogger Angela! said...

yo soy de la universidad de valparaisooo!!!!! pero de otra carrera =) me encantan tus trabajos!

11/03/2010 3:22 PM  
Blogger Mary Robin Saunders said...

very lovely. reminds me of a joseph cornell.

11/03/2010 4:46 PM  
Blogger dls said...

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Thanks for sharing.

11/03/2010 5:44 PM  
Anonymous rebecca said...

me loves!

11/03/2010 5:58 PM  
Blogger patricia said...

So fun! I specially admire work like this because I have such a hard time with collage. Depth, yes. Collage, not in me—and don't know why.

11/03/2010 6:22 PM  
Blogger laia said...

If they can hear you over the lovely craking sound of the Valparaiso street-elevators!

Hermosísima, la caja!

11/03/2010 6:32 PM  
Blogger JeMA said...

I just found your blog tonight and I am feeling so inspired! I love the 3-D collage art box, very creative!

11/03/2010 6:41 PM  
Blogger bonne said...

love it very much!
and also love all your amazing works about birds!!

11/03/2010 7:59 PM  
Anonymous Nettie said...

Hi Geninne,
Joseph Cornell has long inspired me with his beautiful boxes. Now you have joined him in the assemblage form;and Manolo's shop can make boxes for you!
Very nice,

11/03/2010 10:10 PM  
Blogger Lillabilly said...

My favourite part is the pretty butterfly. Beautiful work :)

11/04/2010 12:10 AM  
Blogger Kritika said...

Dear Genine,
Could you kindly send me your email address.
I wish to ask you for a permission to use some images and link back to your blog.
Thank you

11/04/2010 12:26 AM  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

Fabulous piece!! I think that you should do more of these!!!

11/04/2010 5:01 AM  
Blogger Zwols meisje said...

I love it! I agree, you should make more of these :)

11/04/2010 5:03 AM  
Blogger Ellen said...

I love this! Really reminds me of Joseph Cornell, who is one of my favourite artists.

Ellen at The Raven and the Cellar Door

11/04/2010 7:00 AM  
Anonymous marie scott said...

QUESTION: Did you buy the box somewhere? You inspired me to make one for my husband as a Christmas gift! Just wondering if anyone knows where to purchase a similar type of box. Thanks! :)

11/04/2010 7:57 AM  
Blogger The Gritty Bird said...

It is GORGEOUS! :)

11/04/2010 8:10 AM  
Blogger arounna said...

when I was younger I was such a fan of Joseph Cornell and I am a big fan of collage art boxes and this one is very beautiful I like that it has a door.

you will definitely need to make more.

11/04/2010 8:16 AM  
Anonymous Josephine said...

I love it, what a great idea. I think this would work really well as an art workshop for kids.

11/04/2010 8:41 AM  
Blogger Ilustrasole said...

te pasaste, qué lindo.

11/04/2010 11:08 AM  
Blogger Artifice said...

Awesome! Thanks for sharing!

11/04/2010 11:57 AM  
OpenID jademondin said...

this is so lovely and so different from all the mixed media boxes i've seen before. great work.

11/04/2010 12:02 PM  
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11/04/2010 2:41 PM  
Anonymous daphne said...

I love this. And I have to say that even though I'm pretty much just a lurker, I think about your work often (we LOVE birds at our house) and the other night I had a dream that your house was -- SURPRISE! -- just around the corner from my house. How did I not know this before?! :)

11/04/2010 2:49 PM  
Anonymous Teje said...

This is wonderful collage! I love wooden boxes - thank you for this special wonderful idea to create collection with our special items!
Sunny greetings! Teje

11/04/2010 3:38 PM  
Blogger Leovi said...

I like your blog is very attractive

11/04/2010 3:42 PM  
Blogger smArtee said...

Love love your birds..!

11/05/2010 9:26 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i love the journey's your birdies are making... more please. when will they be on Etsy?

11/05/2010 5:15 PM  
OpenID Yvonne Stehle said...

cannot tell you how beautiful they are! You could make a series and sell it. Wonderful!

11/07/2010 8:31 AM  
Blogger Alexiev said...

Very special box...


Best wishes from Buenos Aires...

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