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Meet the Artist : Emily Pope Harris

As part of our Meet the Artist series, meet Charleston, South Carolina Artist Emily Pope Harris who is “inspired by old things.” She is a fine art artist and also restores and paints custom walls as well.

If you know me at all, then you know I am a lover of history and all things old. I instantly have a connection with other Old Souls and Emily Pope Harris was no exception. I was introduced her work over on Instagram, and quickly became a fan of her paintings. It’s easy to see she draws her inspiration from her travels and things that have a weathered patina.  Her art exudes the same emotion you get from such objects.

About Artist Emily Pope Harris

Raised in the South, I have an innate love for beautiful, time-worn architecture that lines the streets of Charleston, Savannah and the like. History speaks to me, and I channel that passion into fine art and custom walls that will transport others to another place and time or remind them of their own travels or experiences.

Whether adding a custom finishing on walls or fireplaces, or creating a piece of fine art for a home or business, I strive to tell a story with my work. I honor historic ruins and architecture of decades past, infusing my personal interpretations throughout. I hope you’ll join me on this journey.

 

Fine Art Paintings

Much like an old wall in an ancient city, Harris tells a beautiful story with her artwork. Each piece is filled with texture and weathered patina. I love her neutrals and how each piece is completely unique. In a new home where character can be lacking, her art is a beautiful way to fill your walls with depth.

Custom Walls

As part of her art, Emily also has a beautiful way of transforming buildings & interiors with custom walls.  I’ve seen her transform everything from a brick wall to a fireplace mantle in way that completely transforms the space. A wonderful niche for her art, especially in the town of Charleston where she calls home.

Studio of Emily Pope Harris

We were thankful to work with Emily on a custom Studio Apron for her use in her studio, embroidered with her initials “EPH” which she thoughtful adds to the corner of each of her paintings. I love the clean canvas of the aprons and how they quickly take on the look of a painting from each artist who wears it. Even her daughter loves it.

I hope you’ll give Emily a follow in Instagram (I love her witty, dry humor too) and continue to be inspired by her work over on her website at www.emilyharrisart.com.

And, click her to shop our Heirloomed Collection Studio Aprons

 

 


heirloomed is a lifestyle brand with a mission of “keeping heirlooms around for another generation.” Our blog features stories about my favorite made-from-scratch recipes, creating traditions with your family, farmhouse home decor, effortless entertaining by mixing new and vintage pieces, tips on gardening  creating a timeless capsule wardrobe, and small town + historic travel. Our product designs feature a collection of “goods inspired by the past, for generations to enjoy” with an array of aprons, table linens, hand-poured candlesand keepsake gifts. Learn more at www.heirloomedcollection.com

 

I’m an old soul based in Atlanta, GA and mom of 3 with a deep love of all things from the past with a story to tell, on a mission to keep heirlooms around for another generation - whether it be a tradition, splattered family recipe, or historic home.

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