Artists ~ Jenn Bailey ~ Newport

Artist’s name: Jenn Bailey
Shop name: Alterd Eco Design

1. Tell us about your work:
Well, I try to use found items and make them into a unique piece if art. If it's a piece of jewelry or a small one of a kind art work. All pieces I try to make affordable. Local flare to it as well. I try to mark down where I find that piece of driftwood. Or what beach that stone came from. I'm very proud to be from Rhode Island.

2. Is there a story behind the name of your business? 
Yes, I fear friend of mine, Kristina Gatta, came up with it. Altered Eco Design was taken so we took away the e to make it different.

3. How did you come to be a professional artist/crafter/designer?
Went to school for Advertising and Graphic Design.

4. Where do you draw your inspiration?
Experience in life

5. What’s your favorite item to create?
I don't limit myself.

6. What’s your best seller?
Mix Media Domino Pendants

7. How long have you been in Rhode Island?
My whole life

8. What do you {heart} about Rhode Island?
Eclectic Charm

9. Any advice for new/wannabe makers?
Don't give up.

10. Please include anything else you’d like to add:
Recycle. Reuse. Reinvent. Repurpose.


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