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About Laura TK

 
Laura TK is never bored. A self taught artist, she constantly draws inspiration from everything she encounters. She has always been fascinated with the beauty in nature and with trees in particular. One of her oldest memories is of learning that a tree's roots can spread as far underground as their branches do into the sky. At a young age she was told that "there is no wrong way to do art", a sentiment she continues to embrace in her adult life. She especially enjoys creating new things out of old; transforming recycled materials and found objects into jewelry. With a focus on sustainability and durability, her current interest is in gathering bike tubes that have already had a whole life on the streets of Portland, Oregon. By cleaning, handcrafting and pairing them with complimentary components like real gemstones, vintage chains and unique color-finishes, she upcycles them into wearable art.
Have questions or comments?
Please feel free to send me an email through either Hotmail or Facebook. 
art.by.LauraTK@hotmail.com
www.facebook.com/art.by.LauraTK
I can also be found at the Portland Saturday Market from March through Xmas Eve:
Saturdays from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sundays from 11:00am to 4:30pm.
2 SW Naito Parkway, Portland OR. 97204
Ask at the red booth for my exact location!