“…If you feel you don’t have anything to say, perhaps take time to listen, take time to pay attention. Take time to practice affection toward the world around you. You’re not alone in this quiet side to making [art]. And maybe it’s the beginning of something which you will discover along the way.”
Emily Verdoorn is an artist from Des Moines, Iowa who recently moved to Wheaton, Illinois. In her work she uses anything from pen and pencil to teabags, inks, thread, or homemade dyes to explore the world of her everyday life. You can find her at emilyverdoornstudio.com and on Instagram or Facebook @emilyverdoornstudio.