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About

Hi, I'm Bagel. I was born a double Virgo, middle-named Rose, and then raised in the piney woods of Montana by two gardeners. I now provide a bouquet subscription service in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 

Full of love for all things femme and equipped with an artist's eye, I honed my floral design skills at Little City Gardens (San Francisco) and Floriography Flowers (Albuquerque). 

I am inspired by the uplifting and healing properties of flowers, and driven by the importance of cultivating wonder & awe in everyday life.

Floral subscription options can be found here.

Contact me.

At this time, in the height of New Mexico's cut flower season, I am able to source the majority of my flowers locally. Thank you to Hong-Elder Floral Farm and Vida Verde Flowers for their beautiful blooms! 

Artwork

Whether through flowers, paper, fabric, string, or space, I seek to amplify the voices of the materials I work with, and to elicit feeling in those who experience my work.

To explore concepts of cultural phenomena, intimacy, societal value, and the unrelenting loom of a changing climate, I use my hands to manipulate tangible and elemental materials. I maintain a focus on working methods and materials that are situated within the realm of art and craft traditions; however, my approach is non-traditional, emphasizing discovery and invention over technical savvy. I create palpable, intimate, and evocative forms whose ethereality and vulnerability counter the harsh and weighty queries I am investigating.

See my work online at abigailmcnamara.com
or in person (Albuquerque) at Pacific Exhibits (November 2017) or Zendo (May 2018)

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Sinking (also Rising) no. 5 watercolor on Duralar 20" x 20" 2017 photograph by Ariel Appel  

Sinking (also Rising) no. 5
watercolor on Duralar
20" x 20"
2017
photograph by Ariel Appel
 

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