Mixed Media Artist Victoria Hammond – herstoryvictoria.com

Mixed Media Artist Victoria Hammond – herstoryvictoria.com

My name is Victoria Hammond and I am an artist who has always been intrigued by the creative ways people can use other people’s “junk” to make something totally new and wonderful. I have always been a “junker” at heart, loving to go to garage and estate sales and flea markets looking for that unique piece. I soon realized that it came naturally to me to find beauty and interest in ordinary things, many times broken things that most people might just toss away.  Visit Victoria's website here: http://herstoryvictoria.com/ In 1992, I started playing with my findings, initially making one-of-a-kind, recycled collage pins using broken jewelry, watch parts, and the like. I soon began incorporating old photos of women into my work, calling my line of pins “Herstory”. By using the old photos of women who have gone before us, I feel I’m bringing them back to life in a way, and honoring an existence that has probably been forgotten.  After taking Mixed Media, Collage, & Mosaic...
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