Folk & Found Art


Inspirational items from our personal collection

 
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The GypsyFaith Story

Everything I do, I do to create or to celebrate beauty.  It’s been a lifelong passion to refine found items and reveal the beauty hidden inside of them.  I’m a collector of things, treasures.  The matchbooks we make into fridge magnets are one piece of GypsyFaith.

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The Matchbook Diaries


True stories of travel and inspiration

Beauty

My next-door neighbor in our compound reconstructed a Banksy stencil and spraypainted it on the outside of his house. It’s of a guy dressed in terror garb hurling a bouquet of flowers. I trotted right over and borrowed that stencil and made a few copies for myself and my friends. CONTINUE >

Hell

Hell as a consequence imposed by God is hard to swallow and luckily, not true.  Men are the architects of hell, not God. Hell is not a designed condition, it is a byproduct of free will, an unavoidable consequence of moral disease. Hell doesn’t contain a single soul that loves CONTINUE >

Humanity

The essence of folk art is its humanity. Folk art doesn’t have any pretenses; it’s sturdy, nearly sloppy, almost practical. Folk art isn’t above being likeable and is never in danger of being misunderstood. In a museum, fine art is regal and sublime; when I behold such things, I feel CONTINUE >

Wonder World


Stories, images and artwork from around the world

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