EARTH, WIND + FIBER
Combining botanical energies with the magical process of a creative practice results in materials infused with natural beauty and the quest for harmony.
mixed color is a textile studio providing functional pieces that are thoughtfully made, as well as sharing skills so that others may do so themselves.
EXPERIMENTATION * EXPRESSION * EVOLUTION
Necessity is the mother of invention, and of many creative endeavors. My textile exploration began as a means to adorn myself with opulent threads I wasn’t able to find in stores, and has evolved into an artistic and spiritual practice.
Through creating with textiles, our most intimate of personal belongings, we may begin to recognize the power we have to make what we want to see in our lives.
So we sketch with fabric scraps, we color with abundant weeds, and we manifest our own special adornments. We slow down, focus our attention, and create our new surroundings with intention…
COLOR BY NATURE
mixed color celebrates the odd beauty, enhanced by slight imperfections, taking society and nature’s discards and transforming them into usable objects.
the limitations of recycled and natural materials speak to the new form, inviting equal parts necessity and intuition to drive the process.
“Christi Johnson is a multi-passionate artist with a strong interest in metaphysical studies and the transformative qualities of traditional crafts.”
Is anyone else weirded out by a bio written in third person? I keep trying but it just doesn’t feel right. Also to be honest still writing this section…
In honor of the hand-crafting process, my pieces are made in small batches, and are frequently one of a kind. The shop also has educational products so that others may have the same opportunities for transformation through the creative act.