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My Painted Chair

The inspiration for the chair design comes from the Oaxaca tradition of the highly stylized and brightly painted figurines or Alebrijes. Each painted chair is unique in that like a snowflake no two are the same except that each chair is marked with a unique sunburst on the seat. 

Nancy Amis - BIO

Nancy Amis earned her Masters of Fine Arts in painting from the Mount Royal School at Maryland Institute College of She received an undergraduate degree in English from Bard College in 1979.

Nancy has taught art to children and adults for over 35 years in her studio, private schools, and at the college level. Nancy Amis is also the author of The Orphans of Normandy a collection of children’s drawings telling the true story of 100 girls from their life during the German occupation to their expulsion from their home on June 6th 1944, and their 150-mile journey through central France. 

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My Painted Chair


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