Wednesday, September 19, 2012

I Want To Mail You Art!

I was inspired by Anguiano Art's Facebook forward from a photographer named Martin Stranka from the Czeh Republic. Since I sent him my envelope last week with a great little package from me, I have been really excited to see what I get back from him! So, I thought I would give it a try too. I am excited to show off my art and maybe get some new fans. It will also be exciting to get fun mail from people!

You will receive one of the following: painting, collage, photography, Steampunk jewelry, mini journal, Steampunk magnet, art doll or anything I can create and stick in an envelope. It's a surprise!

If you want to participate, please mail me a letter, card, something interesting or just your address to:

Autumn Steam, 2210 Hazel Ave NE, Salem, OR 97301

I look forward to your letters!

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Tangled Threads Photoshoot

My life still amazes me sometimes. The connections I make are solid and lasting. They feed my soul and the people I get to work with understand my need for collaboration, muse and then space. I am not that great at producing a custom order with strict parameters, instead I like an idea that is brought to me with the freedom to make it my own. This is exactly what happened on the photoshoot with Tangled Threads.

First I just want to say the combination of two outstanding people such as Jarquin and Jen make an amazing connected team as Tangled Threads. Jarquin and I have been working with each other for over a year now. He continues to inspire me and create challenging work that makes me grow as an artist. You can see all of his adventures at I was just introduced to Jen only a week ago but already I feel a connection that I think will bring some amazing creativity and collaboration. She runs The People's Republic out of Portland, and according to their mission, I am fully supportive of what they are doing. Check them out at and get involved!

Now on to the shoot. This was a couple weeks of planning, meeting and preparing for this to all come together. The Goal: To capture their 2 different looks for their new website and give them options for print and posters.

Here are some of the shots from the photoshoot. You can see more on my facebook page Please "like" and share...let the world know what we are doing!