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CMYLK: Andrea Joyce Heimer’s Strange Suburbia

03.14.14 | By
CMYLK: Andrea Joyce Heimer’s Strange Suburbia
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Andrea Joyce Heimer paints “the dark/weird/hidden sides of the suburban landscape.” She’s shown in cities across the country, including Seattle, Austin, San Francisco, Cincinnati, Nashville, and Asbury Park, New Jersey. The images have a folk art feel, but are very much rooted in modern life as subject matter goes. For this week’s CMYLK column, we created Colourlovers palettes for three of her storied themes.

"They Found The Boy Drinking Mr. Patterson's Pool Water. The Boy Was Covered In Hair And Howled Like A Wolf So We Think He Came Down From The Mountains. We Never Caught Him."

“They Found The Boy Drinking Mr. Patterson’s Pool Water. The Boy Was Covered In Hair And Howled Like A Wolf So We Think He Came Down From The Mountains. We Never Caught Him.”

"Mrs. Biehl Cut All The Neighborhood Kids' Hair But Her Son Robert Said He'd Rather Die Than Cut His Hair."

“Mrs. Biehl Cut All The Neighborhood Kids’ Hair But Her Son Robert Said He’d Rather Die Than Cut His Hair.”

Marni Elyse Katz is a Contributing Editor at Design Milk. She lives in Boston where she contributes regularly to local publications and writes her own interior design blog, StyleCarrot.