Listen to Episode 81 of Clever: Zoë Pawlak

On this episode of Clever, Amy and Jaime talk to artist and designer Zoë Pawlak, who knew in childhood that life in suburbia wasn’t the whole picture, so she saved her babysitting money to spend some time in Chile with relatives. The experience opened the door to fine art and after studying painting in high school and college, a pregnancy dictated she must put her skills to work professionally. Successful in her painting, she is now making a name as a rug designer also. With 2 ½ years of sobriety going for her she is joyful and fully present. What a gift!


Weighted Bottom Lit from the Sides, 20×24″ Oil on canvas

Let it Be Known, 22” x 28”, Oil and Chalk on Canvas

Best Behaviour II, 36” x 48”, Oil on Canvas

New Ways, 36” x 40”, Oil on Canvas

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Jaime Derringer, Founder + Executive Editor of Design Milk, is a Jersey girl living in SoCal. She dreams about funky, artistic jewelry + having enough free time to enjoy some of her favorite things—running, reading, making music, and drawing.