amanda kavanagh

by Grace Bonney

i first met artist amanda kavanagh through my dad– they were flickr photo buddies and from the moment he showed me her work i was hooked. amanda lives in brooklyn with her husband and creates beautiful paintings from her home near prospect park. i’ve always loved the sort of ethereal moods she creates in her work and her ability to play with light in such a powerful way. over lunch a few weeks ago we talked about affordable art and the trend in sites like tiny showcase (where she sold out almost immediately) that cater to people interested in prints. amanda was considering offering high quality print versions of her work and today she opened a shop where she’s selling 8 prints (in limited additions of 100) for prices as low as $25 each. each print is signed and numbered and printed on acid-free hahnemuhle photo rag satin 310 gsm using ultrachrome archival inks. the prints are really lovely and since so many of us are interested in affordable art i thought this would be right up our alley. click here for more info and to shop online. [great work, amanda!]

[kristina from three layer cake is in town today (all the way from rome!) so i’m off to meet her and chat design. be back later this afternoon with a new post]

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  • Your dad’s work is SO beautiful! I loved reading the stories in the southern series.. reminded me so much of home.. that i happen to be missing terribly these days.

    thanks for sharing! you will never know how inspiring your blog has been to my creative endeavors.
    much love

  • Thanks for the post — as a result I bought the lovely ‘Red Hook’ print. It was delivered in a matter of 2 days… and it is beautiful. Can’t wait to frame it and hang it.

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