emma__lehto

emma.lehto

I am a scalpel artist. I cut out shapes from books and magazines to see what is added when subtracted.

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Wonderful seeing it all up, everyone enjoying (un)common spaces: More & Less & Me & You Wish I was there to join you all at #IDS18 @chloeperron @quinnneilson @rollout @jonrollout & Carolina Becerra! . #moreandlessandmeandyou #toronto #collaborations #yvrcollective #innovation #bubblewrap #pattern #dotpatterns #event #torontoevent #designevent #dots
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It was quite wonderful to be included to collaborate in this project w/ @rollout & to make new connections, and reconnections with a very talented group of designers. Still got some design left in me. @chloeperron @quinnneilson @neilsondigital @gasserdale @latidarecords repost @rollout 's #IDS18 collaborators from Vancouver affirm our choice to be Together or Alone through varying heights and hollows. No matter our next move, we are interconnected, overlapping and energizing one another. @idstoronto #teaser #YVRcollective @yvrcollective #uncommonspaces #moreandlessandmeandyou . . Be sure to check out all five (un)common spaces at #IDS18 , all of which serve tasty snacks and adult beverages. Each space is a collaboration with some of the most talented people we know from Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary & New York. @chloeperron @quinnneilson @neilsondigital @gasserdale @latidarecords @emma__lehto . #torontodesign #toronto #event #innovation #designevent #tradeshow #parallels #designinspo
Lazy Sundays are either for cleaning or working in the studio. I tend to do abit of both. It's time for a new pile of cut outs on my desk- just need one more photo before I stash them all away. . . . #emmalehtoart #processdriven #process #deconstruct #deconstruction #papercut #papersculptureprocess #papersculpture #paper #collage #materiality #reinvention #newbeginings
It's always lovely when I can sit back and look at individual pieces of a series I've been working on very diligently, it's halfway completed- and see that all this hard work was well worth it & its all coming together. I can't wait until it's all finished! . Title: Stroke #2 Size: 8.75 x 11 Cut paper sculpture 2017 . . . #emmalehtoart #papersculpture #positivespace #processdriven #scapel #cutbyhand #materiality #figureative #reinvention #deconstruct #deconstruction #yvrartist #addedwhensubtracted #finishedwork #vancouverartist
I did an interview with Wilhelmina from The Post Feminist Post a couple months ago for The Women & Arts Issue, it was wonderful to see this arrived in the mail today! However, it was also absolutely amazing & inspiring to also see/read all the other interviews by a very diverse group of strong, driven female artists! 👏👏👏👏👏 @rebeccachaperon @priscillayuart @jennbrissonart @kyborgi @carylannn @wendydphoto #lizknox #veronicaaimone #nicolelangdon -davies . . . . #emmalehtoart #yvrartists #femaleartists #postfeministpost #driven #talented #diverse #creativefemales #strongcreativewomen
Just dropped off my piece for this show! I haven't really shown any of my new work in awhile, experiencing a combination of nervousness & optimistic excitement all at once. This is absolutely excellent. Hot Art Wet City presents The 5th Annual Boobies & Weiners Art Exhibition September 28 - Oct 1, 2017 at Gallery of BC Ceramics, Granville Island Opening Reception, Thursday Sept 28: 6pm- late, Friday Sept 29 - Sunday Oct 1: 10:30-5:30pm #hotartwetcity #boobiesandwieners #yvrartist #emmalehtoart
Getting ready & looking forward for an upcoming exhibition that I'll have new work at- Hot Art Wet City's 5th Annual BOOBIES & WEINERS Art Exhibition. This calls for appropriate music while framing. Here are all the details- Hot Art Wet City presents The 5th Annual BOOBIES & WIENERS Sept 28–Oct 1, 2017 Opening Reception Thursday Sept 28 from 6–10pm Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 10:30am–5:30pm at The Gallery of BC Ceramics . . . #emmalehtoart #paperartist #hotartwetcity #boobiesandweiners #materiality #cutbyhand #viawesome #process #framing
It's a lazy Sunday & I'm enjoying playing around with photographing different angles of past work. #emmalehtoart #pages #layers #perspective #figurative #papersculpture #reinvention #materiality #appropriation #processdriven #process #bookarts #fashion #style #deconstruction #cutbyhand
Starting new work, it will be part of the Rejected Series. This series will be titled 'Let's Stroke' Sometimes title names take forever to come up with, or it's just right in front of you. . . #emmalehtoart #processdriven #process #materiality #paper #layers #papersculpture #deconstruct #reinvention #pages #cutbyhand #appropriation #collage
I love it when I get to see how the layout design is consistent throughout a publication. From the front cover all the way through.. It doesn't always work, however when it does it feels like I've found a secret door & I just want to see what it opens to next. #emmalehtoart #layoutdesign #pages #cutbyhand #cutbyhandwithlove #layers #papersculpture #paperart #collage #vintageplayboy #perspective #materiality #appropriation #process #wip #behindthefrontcover #deconstruction #papercutting
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