With a supportive family behind me, I nurtured my passion for the arts, drawing and creating new and innovative designs at an early age. I went on to study graphic arts in college and upon graduation, began designing for several well-known companies that produce wallpaper.
Then I expanded my designs into stationery, fabrics, and bathroom accessories. Nowadays, a lot of my art can be found printed on different decorative household items and framed reproductions. I paint with oils on canvas watercolor, acrylics and pen & ink.
Her early studies in botany opened her eyes to the form, dimension and subtle colors of her natural subjects. As she discovered a universe of unexpected beauty in the flowers and plants she studied, painting these subjects became an important part of her life, while revealing her talents as an artist.
Primarily self-taught, Daphne continues to refine her skills by attending workshops in France and the U.S. as well as closer to her home in Canada.
Michael Mullan is an illustrator, designer, + hand letterer. He has collaborated with a variety of editorial publications, advertising agencies, and product manufacturers including Target, Hallmark, & The Washington Post. Michael's illustrations are most inspired by folk art, retro art from the 1960's, & Pop Art.
Michael is originally from the suburbs of Chicago. He holds a BFA in Graphic Design and an MFA in Illustration from Savannah College of Art & Design. Before beginning his illustration career, Michael worked as a Designer & Art Director for Wild Apple, Art Publishing + Licensing. Currently, he lives & works from his home studio in Woodstock, Vermont.
Aside from making pictures, Michael loves food, brewing beer, and being outdoors. He spends much of his free time running trails, hiking, & camping throughout New England.