- Full Name
- charlotte davis
- Artist Bio
Charlotte Davis is an artist who has worked in many media, primarily 3-Dimensional ones; miniature sculpture, found object assemblage, costumes, and art jewelry. She is the local Hot Glue expert and teaches Altered Barbie Workshops.
She was sole owner and designer of CARMEN & CO. a jewelry company specializing in fruit and vegetable jewelry, chess sets, and signature dinner necklaces.
She was a co-founder of THE SOFT TOUCH, a Haight Ashbury artist's cooperative gallery on Haight Street, which operated for more than 20 years, and produced the first Altered Barbie Show.
She is currently exploring more electronic sculptures.
- Artist Statement
One thing apparent in all of my work is the possibility of absurd conflicts..... such as the Barbie vs. the Power Puff Girls chess set; Fruit vs. Vegetable chess set....... the possibilities of making you laugh. Barbie parody postcards; or the possibilities of ridiculous adornments..... such as Barbie body parts jewelry.
I also employ the idea of transformation. A beautiful Barbie with a Troll head becomes a beautiful and funny troll.
All in all, looking for a good laugh is the point of my work.....but somehow, they often end up looking beautiful too.
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