Creative Box Studios

Collage Ornaments With Whitney Avra


Yule fairies are known for bringing introspection and rest, as well as helping with manifestation for the new year. Come set intentions for the new year while creating paper mixed-media collage Yule fairies with  mixed media artist Whitney Avra. Paper butterfly wings, velvet, feathers, sequins, vintage photos, unique, interesting satins and trims will be used to create these extraordinary holiday garlands. All supplies included.

Materials in your creative box:

  • Vintage black and white photos
  • Paper butterfly wings
  • Paper
  • Vintage lace and trims
  • Vintage sequins and rhinestones
  • Scissors
  • Liquid glue

Class is welcome to all levels.

Whitney grew up in small-town Arkansas, where she graduating from University of Central Arkansas with a Bachelors of Science in Education in 2008. After teaching elementary school for six years, she moved to Austin in 2014 and used the transition as an opportunity to immerse herself in creating art–beginning with her first series of work, "The Matriarchs," inspired and influenced by modern women. Whitney is a contemporary mixed-media artist working with vintage portraiture photography to explore phases and facets of feminine identity. Whitney has solo-exhibited at Elisabet Ney Museum and has been featured in The Chronicle, Austin CultureMap, and Spark Magazine. Whitney is represented by Maestri Gallery in Dallas.

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