Elle Decor Cover Art

image from elledecor.com

image from elledecor.com

I am enchanted by the framed blackbird on the March 2010 cover of Elle Decor. Does anyone know who the artist is? Nothing was cited in the article or the source guide, and I would be most interested am crazy to learn more …..


  1. February 7, 2010 / Permalink

    it looks quite a lot like a print I have by Marvin Oliver, a Native artist in the Pacific Northwest.

  2. February 7, 2010 / Permalink

    I can’t see it very well, but maybe Hugo Guinness??

    LOVE your blog btw!

  3. February 7, 2010 / Permalink

    thank you!! oh btw… i used one of your flickr photos as my header, but would you rather i didn’t??

  4. February 9, 2010 / Permalink

    The artwork is by Michael Hainey: http://www.gq.com/entertainment/art-and-design/200911/michael-hainey-less-human-more-being-thom-browne-painting-art-exhibit-show#slide=14

    If you’re looking for similar bird prints, here are some suggestions:


    Hope this helps!!

  5. February 18, 2010 / Permalink

    I’m glad you liked the painting. It’s called Study for Self-Portrait and I’m the artist. You can reach me at my website MichaelHainey.com, if you want to know more. Thank you for your support!

  6. Alison
    March 8, 2010 / Permalink

    Does anyone know the source of the zig-zag line piece? I love it!