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Deborah O'Connor

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I have been a silhouette artist for over 30 years. A Rhode Island native, I have worked all over the country, including Hawaii, and as far away as Tokyo, Japan, creating this rare and beautiful form of portraiture.

Profile Summary:
Silhouette artist Pawcatuck, CT
Art Teacher Pawcatuck, CT
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Work Experience:
For over 30 years I have single-handedly run all aspects of my small business, which is promoting and performing the rare art of silhouette cutting. This includes booking or creating events, setting up booths or displays which I create,cutting the silhouettes, and framing them. Designing the promotional materials such as brochures, posters and order forms. Designing and maintaining the website and online store. I also act as my own secretary and bookkeeper.
Education:
Tonoff Art School Providence
Boston Museum of Fine Arts School
Courses at RISD and URI
Organizations / Affilations:
Deborah O'Connor is located in Pawcatuck, CT and has the following skills: Silhouette artist, Art Teacher
Art / Creative
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Silhouette artist

Category: Art / Creative
Description
Silhouettes are paper portraits cut from the live subject, freehand using only a small pair of scissor.
Taking only five minutes time to create, they amaze everyone with the uncanny resemblance to the subject.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 30

Art Teacher

Category: Art / Creative
Description
I have taught drawing and painting to children and adults at my own home in Wakefield, and thru a local
art supply store/gallery, some years ago. I am offering to do so again this summer, and as an afterschool program for children in the fall.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Formal training in fine arts and thirty years of being a professional artist
Years Experience: 30