Kirsten Southwell | Art + Design | Art and Design Work of Kirsten Southwell
Kirsten Southwell is a designer and artist. She works for the Art Institute of Chicago as a designer, and has previously worked for Second Story Interactive Studios in Portland, OR. Her artwork consists of textiles (specifically modern quilts), lapidary, illustration, and photography.
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I am a designer and artist from Portland, Oregon working as an interaction designer for The Art Institute of Chicago. I have previously worked for Second Story, have been an artist-in-residence at Epicenter (2016) and have an upcoming residency at Elsewhere (2017). See what I’m up to on my blog and on Instagram.
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Oregon Rockhound Enamel Pins

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Romance of Mining Dress

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Romance of Mining Rock Archive

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Romance of Mining Quilt

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Romance of Mining: Jar Specimens

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Romance of Mining Portraits

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Strange Days in the Park

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Mines of Utah: Romance of Mining Collage

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Flyover Quilts

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Lapidary

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Miniature Art Terrarium

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AIGA 100 Years of Design

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Pinkard Quilt

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Davenport Quilt

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Mouton Quilt

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Painted Skirt

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Rosskopf Quilt

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Friendly Faces: Portrait of Morgan

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Self Portrait in Acetate

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Feed Me

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California Dreamin’ Quilt

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Coping Mechanisms

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