More About Our Maker
Working from her sunny home studio in Philadelphia, Aftyn’s creative rhythm and art practice is influenced by two young sons and by her adventures outside. As a child, Aftyn was always inspired by the new landscapes and scenery as her family moved around the world. Though she loved art, when it came time for major life decisions, she found herself studying literature and working in a corporate office. However, after a traumatic brain injury, Aftyn changed course, left her corporate job, and found immense peace, recovery, and self-discovery in art and nature. She combines her passion for both in Rise + Wander, her art business that doubles as a personal reminder to get up and outside.
In each piece she creates, Aftyn strives to imbue a sense of whimsy that stirs the curiosity and wandering spirit of her audience. She hopes to inspire others through her work and bring them closer to nature.