About the artist

Taylor Popek is a crochet artist and illustrator from Beverly.  With an emphasis on marine life, her crocheted plushes bring the cute and cuddly to the slick and slimy creatures of the deep. Jellyfish are her main inspiration, but she works up darling cephalopods and anglerfish as well. Her illustrations pull from all walks of the natural world of subject matter- from spiritual mineral forms, avian biology, and the deep ocean. Many of her pieces are done from life directly at the New England Aquarium She graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration.