“The handcrafted movement and the makers movement here in Boston inspired me to start making my own pieces. I just wanted people to have art that’s useful and they could interact with in their daily life that expresses some part of them that didn’t just hang on a wall.
“But...it’s kind of nice to still be learning when you’re 5 years out of college. You need a new adventure. You also learn how much stuff costs, because it’s not just a nice hobby. I think next year I’ll break even, but there was definitely a lot of trial and error along the way.”
But what’s craziest about the whole situation is that Bamcat loves being this busy. She thrives on it, actually. She can talk about any of her lives with the same level of enthusiasm. And as someone with three full time professions running simultaneously, she has a pretty good idea of how to keep herself steady.
Among The Clover, Gouache, 2015
Pepper Of The Pumpkin Patch, Gouache, 2015