Pierce Pettis-Miz Thang
Bring home a bit of the Alabama music history with this Miz Thang original of Pierce Pettis! Approximately 10"x6.5" and ready to hang.
Miz Thang is a self-taught folk artist from Hawkinsville, GA. Labels are not her thing, but most folks want to know just what type of art she creates so she usually rattles off a long list of funky names that include: outsider, raw, rebel, folk, whohadada and contemporary, just to name a few. She strives to show others what she sees via her art. She has been called weird and downright crazy, all of which she takes as a compliment because she does not want to be normal. After all a normal person couldn't create her art! Most of her life she has been a collector of what most call junk, but what she calls her treasures. She is inspired by strong women, musicians, and by people, animals and events that have impacted her life. All her art is original. Her wooden pieces are usually cut out of cabinet grade birch and then sanded. She paints with acrylic paint and sometimes she coats her pieces with shellac. She doesn't use brushes but prefers to paint exclusively with her fingers. Most of her art contains a message, sometimes serious, sometimes funny, depending on her mood