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michele merges martens 
          mixed media artist & writer

some elements i create with... periwinkle spiral   cobalt grid   aqua wave   magenta circle   blue lines

Welcome to my artist space!

I use this website to showcase art quilts, poems, and photographs. I also share some of my favorite links, music, and books.

blog is much more informal, talking about my creative processes, showing work in progress, describing how life gets in the way of things, and telling news about family and friends. Updates happen quicker there too.   Visit me at

As a member of the artist co-op Strolling Village Artisans in Ballston Spa, NY, I sell my work and get to interact with a great group of people who are creative and sharing.  That website is

I also have a Etsy shop at
Check out my colorful and interestingly weird art dolls, fabric jewelry, artist's cards, hand dyed clothing and poetry booklets.

Email me at
if you are interested in purchasing my art  or commission work.  Or email me just to say hi!

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