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Artist Bio
~ I sign my work “Somogyi,” the ethnically-correct spelling of my Hungarian surname.
~ My education includes a B.A. in Theater as well as a Professional Certificate--Summa Cum Laude in Fashion Design. In 1987 one of my fashion designs won second prize in the "Suit of the Future" national design contest.
~ In 2014, at age 68, I turned my creative focus to drawing & painting and often create dimension in my art with fabric, apparel trim, feathers, jewelry, Swarovski rhinestones & beads, and paper collage. As a belly dancer, I spent years creating and beading intricate belly dance costumes for myself and others & now use that expertise to make tiny, colorful beaded pillows out of fabric that has been printed with my artwork; my costumes & pillows are available from my etsy shop: www.etsy.com/shop/RaqsRags

Artist Statement

I strive for truth, beauty, harmony and peace in every facet of my life and in my art. I love beautifully curving lines and bright gorgeous colors in unusual combinations, and precise detail. I have had a lifetime love affair with the exotic—people, places, objects, music—and I have the soul of a gypsy, traveling through time and space by way of books, television and the internet so as to inform myself about life, and the customs, history, environment and appearance of its fascinating, diverse inhabitants—past, present and future—so that I can present them to you, preserving indigenous cultures before they disappear. I have always been accepting of every type of human and I love drawing all of them! My style is realistic yet whimsical and has been described as being “informed” which I consider a great compliment. I hope my sense of humor also comes through in my work because . . . well, because life is just . . . FUNNY!

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SOLD --Beaded Black and Gold Paisley Pillow  by Jayne Somogy

SOLD --Beaded B...

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$35.00

Christmas Legs -- Beaded Portrait Pillow by Jayne Somogy

Christmas Legs ...

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$35.00

Mini Maharajah -- by Somogyi

Mini Maharajah ...

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$145.00

Blue Lace at the Rock Quarry -- by Somogyi

Blue Lace at th...

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$145.00

Contestant Number 4 -- by Somogyi

Contestant Numb...

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$100.00

Birthday Suit -- Colorful Fashion Drawing with Birthday Balloons

Birthday Suit -...

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$226.00

Maybelline -- Colorful Fashion Drawing with Tubes of Lipstick

Maybelline -- C...

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$226.00

Korean Farmer -- Ethnic Portrait of Korean Peasant

Korean Farmer -...

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$100.00

Puzzled -- Crossword Puzzle Fashion by Somogyi

Puzzled -- Cros...

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$155.00

That Pesky Pea -- Princess and the Pea Fairytale by Somogyi

That Pesky Pea ...

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$76.00

Egyptian Evolution -- Fashion in the Egyptian Pyramids by Somogyi

Egyptian Evolut...

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$155.00

A Queen, Her Mirror and an Apple -- Evil Queen from Snow White

A Queen, Her Mi...

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$76.00

Minimalist Madness -- Whimsical Fashion Drawing by Somogyi

Minimalist Madn...

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$135.00

Woman from Chinese Opera with Tattoos -- Ethnic Portrait of Asian Woman by Somogyi

Woman from Chin...

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$100.00

Beaded Turquoise Paisley Pillow  by Jayne Somogy

Beaded Turquois...

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$25.00

 Beaded Portrait Pillow of Woman from Chinese Opera by Jayne Somogy

Beaded Portrai...

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$40.00

Prelude -- Hungarian Rhapsody Series -- by Somogyi

Prelude -- Hung...

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$145.00

Czárdás -- Hungarian Rhapsody Series -- Hungarian Dancer by Somogyi

Czárdás -- Hu...

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$100.00

Dandy in Derby -- Whimsical Man in Derby by Somogyi

Dandy in Derby ...

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$145.00

Wedding March -- Hungarian Rhapsody Series -- Hungarian Bride by Somogyi

Wedding March -...

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$100.00

Corduroy Overalls 1942 -- Pastel Drawing by Somogyi

Corduroy Overal...

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$100.00

Chinese Dancer -- Asian portrait by Somogyi

Chinese Dancer ...

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$145.00

Duet -- Hungarian Rhapsody Series -- Hungarian Men by Somogyi

Duet -- Hungari...

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$100.00

Shabby Chic -- Whimsical Woman in Bedroom by Somogyi

Shabby Chic -- ...

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$155.00

Diamond in the Rough -- Pastel Drawing by Somogyi

Diamond in the ...

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$100.00

Eastern Elegance Beaded Portrait Pillow by Jayne Somogy

Eastern Eleganc...

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$40.00

Beaded Fuchsia Paisley Pillow  by Jayne Somogy

Beaded Fuchsia ...

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$25.00

Shabby Chic Beaded Pillow with Sequin Roses by Jayne Somogy

Shabby Chic Bea...

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$40.00

Beaded Pillow with Chiffon Flower by Jayne Somogy

Beaded Pillow w...

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$30.00

Geisha Barbie -- Pink Geisha Girl by Somogyi

Geisha Barbie -...

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$225.00

Sardar c. 1900 -- Stylized Indian Maharajah by Somogyi

Sardar c. 1900 ...

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$180.00

Cat Eyes Beaded Portrait Pillow by Jayne Somogy

Cat Eyes Beaded...

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$40.00

Eastern Elegance-- Stylized Exotic Asian Woman by Somogyi

Eastern Eleganc...

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$180.00

Cheyenne Scout Red Sleeve 1879 -- Pastel Drawing by Somogyi

Cheyenne Scout ...

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$100.00

Cat Eyes -- Portrait of Josephine Baker with a Leopard

Cat Eyes -- Por...

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$45.00

Burly-Q Babe -- Portrait of Burlesque Dancer by Somogyi

Burly-Q Babe --...

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$225.00

Berber -- Portrait of North African Woman by Somogyi

Berber -- Portr...

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$225.00

Beach Chair Sans Beach  -- Still Life of Porch by Somogyi

Beach Chair San...

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$100.00

Spotlight on Gypsy  -- Famous Flirts Series -- Gypsy Rose Lee

Spotlight on Gy...

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$750.00

The Fifth, Beheaded  -- Famous Flirts Series -- 5th Wife of Henry VIII

The Fifth, Behe...

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$750.00

Pinhead Friends -- Portrait of 2 Disabled Men by Somogyi

Pinhead Friends...

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$300.00

Rococo Coquette -- Mme. Pompadour Portrait -- Famous Flirts Series

Rococo Coquette...

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$750.00

Apple, Snake, Woman -- Eve Mixed-Media Portrait, Famous Flirts Series

Apple, Snake, W...

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$750.00

Lullaby -- Hungarian Rhapsody Series -- by Somogyi

Lullaby -- Hung...

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$100.00

Nile Nymph -- Cleopatra Portrait -- Famous Flirts Series

Nile Nymph -- C...

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$750.00

Erté-esque--Art Deco Fashion Collage by Somogyi

Erté-esque--Ar...

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$160.00

GYPSY MAN--Stylized Portrait of Romany (Gypsy) Man by Somogyi

GYPSY MAN--Styl...

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$180.00

My Fair Audrey -- Acrylic Ink Portrait of Audrey Hepburn by Somogyi

My Fair Audrey ...

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$300.00

Sultry Silent Star -- Charcoal Drawing by Somogyi

Sultry Silent S...

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$100.00

Beaded Buddha Portrait Pillow by Jayne Somogy

Beaded Buddha P...

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$35.00

Sayaka -- Geisha Girl Portrait by Jayne Somogy

Sayaka -- Geish...

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$100.00

Tiny Beaded Pillow of Whimsical Horse with Rainbow Mane by Somogyi

Tiny Beaded Pil...

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$38.00

Tiny Beaded Pillow of Stylized Chinese Woman by Somogyi

Tiny Beaded Pil...

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$50.00

Coolie Buddha -- Stylized Buddha Portrait in Turquoise by Somogyi

Coolie Buddha -...

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$300.00

Celestial Bodies

Celestial Bodie...

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$450.00

Admirer, 1947 Easter Bonnet -- Portait of Black Woman in 1947

Admirer, 1947 E...

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$100.00

Apples & Oranges & Elephants, Oh My! -- Whimsical Still Life & Elephant in Rainbow Colors by Somogyi

Apples & Orange...

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$100.00

Beautiful Woman, Reclining -- Portrait of pretty woman by Somogyi

Beautiful Woman...

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$75.00

Belly Dancer with a Pearl Earring -- Beaded Whimsical Re-do of Classic Painting by Somogyi

Belly Dancer wi...

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$350.00

Desert Diva -- Stylized Portrait of Arabic Woman

Desert Diva -- ...

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$180.00

Pretty in Pink -- Stylized table-top still life by Somogyi

Pretty in Pink ...

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$155.00

Empress Exotica -- Stylized Asian Woman by Somogyi

Empress Exotica...

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$180.00

Ayano -- Geisha Girl Portrait by Jayne Somogy

Ayano -- Geisha...

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$100.00

Ainu Woman -- Ethnic Portrait of Asian Woman

Ainu Woman -- E...

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$100.00

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