Shackles is a piece of cut paper collage art using images taken from vintage magazines and other ephemera that are hand cut with an xacto knife and then dry adhered to paper using a gel medium. The original is roughly 21 inches wide by 16 inches high and was completed January 2014.

Prints and other products are now available through saatchionline and society6. Inquiries about the purchase of the original piece should be sent directly to

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