Chelsey George Inspires Others With Must-Have Artwork

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by Cherie Ward, Our Mississippi Home

What started as a side hustle making Christmas ornaments from oyster shells has quickly become some of the most sought-after, must-have original Gulf Coast artworks.

“In 2018, I was painting oyster shells as ornaments and selling them through Facebook,” said Chelsey George, owner and creator of Chelsey George Art. “After Christmas, I had a ton of shells left over and decided to play around with them. I accidentally made what looked like a flower and after that, I decided to try and perfect the magnolia.”

George then dedicated the entirety of 2019 to her oyster shell art.

“I wanted people to be able to look at one and know it was made by me without even looking for a name,” she said.

Come 2020, George decided to start painting.

“I went to Michael’s and bought a…

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