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Calypso Cards: Featured Artist Interview

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Calypso Cards: Featured Artist Interview

"Your cards have a very unique perspective that stands out. How would you describe what you do?

I see myself as a storyteller and I tell my stories through torn photographs, paint, thread and words. I love to give p... Read more →


Where Women Create: The Business of the Studio

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Where Women Create | Winter 2018

"Colleen Attara is a greeting card art designer, a mixed-media artist, an affirmation maker, and always a treasure hunter. She gives people the words to articulate their feelings so they can reach out to people they... Read more →


Sew Somerset: Altered Vintage Golden Book

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Sew Somerset | Summer 2017

I consider myself a treasure hunter and I have built a career on rethinking the pieces that are left behind. There is something about the pages of a book that inspire and prompt me in ways an empty page does no... Read more →


The Paper Chronicles: New Compassion Cards

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The Paper Chronicles | May 2017

From the looks of these lovingly and carefully collaged releases, it seems like Colleen Attara has been quite busy of late. She describes her new work as “a heart balm,” created to “help people say what is in their hearts.” Read the full article...... Read more →


Trenton Times: Distinctive Quilt Marks School's New Name

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Trenton Times | April 2017

Artist Colleen Attara, left, presented a 48-square-foot altered book collaborative quilt to Hedgepeth/Williams Middle School of the Arts Friday as the first art installation to cel... Read more →