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Get to Know... Sue Lowenberg

04 . 04 . 2017

Known as "The Pencil Lady", Sue Lowenberg creates jewelry, picture frames, furniture and portraits out of (you guessed it!) pencils.

One of a Kind:  How did you get started?

Sue:  As an avid collector of folk and outside art, I traveled extensively to the Southern U.S. to visit self-taught artists in their own environments.  I took a special interest in how these artists used recycled materials in their work.  I started covering the family furniture in pencils!  Others were interested and so I made more.

One of a Kind:  Who inspires you?

Sue:  Bob Dylan, Walt Disney and Leonardo DaVinci.

One of a Kind:  If you weren't an artist what would you be?

Sue:  A comedian.

One of a Kind:  What do you love most about Spring?

Sue:  The Colors.

One of a Kind:  Favorite flower?

Sue:  Hydrangea.

One of a Kind:  Best ever vacation?

Sue:  Paris.