listening to you

By Rachel Awes on March 7, 2014

this lovely artist is naoko stoop

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naoko grew up in japan and now lives and creates in brooklyn, new york.
she uses found materials including plywood and brown paper bags as her
canvas. she has shown her work in a variety of galleries and stores in new
york and hopes that, through her artwork, she can inspire the child within
everyone. her debut picture book “Red Knit Cap Girl” was named one of the
new york times best illustrated children’s book 2012.




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  1. Jess says:

    The illustrations are so sweet and delicate, thanks Rachel for sharing this lovely artist. 🙂
    Jess xx

  2. Elizabeth says:

    I agree with Jess ~ so delicate & sweet! Thank you for sharing her.

    p.s. What a glorious profile picture on the side (and top)! It is (you are) so full of beauty + heart + color.

  3. rachel awes says:

    thank you for your words/you, so full of beauty + heart + color.
    xo rachel

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