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About me

Gender FEMALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Artist
Location Tampa, Florida, United States
Introduction I'm an internationally emerging artist, independent curator, and obsessive art collector currently based in Tampa, FL and Sandia Park, NM. I also run an artist/ design collective that produces limited edition fine art prints and sculptures for emerging and established lowbrow artists along with everything else design related-- rock posters, illustration, cover art, etc (CircusPosterus.Com) Current projects include limited edition vinyl toys with Wheaty Wheat Studios and a book project with the very talented Murphy Design
Interests Lowbrow, highbrow, alternative visual arts, new wave, vintage toys, independent films, japanese horror films, anything freakshow or carny, pin-ups, corsets, vintage clothing (30's-50's), art mags--everything from Juxtapoz to Art Papers...
Favorite Movies Sin City, Kill Bill 1 &; 2, Pulp Fiction, Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels, Memento, Magnolia, Freaks, Brazil, Ghost World, Requiem for a dream, Ricky-O, Welcome to the Dollhouse, Fight Club, Sick, Seven, Zoolander, Secretary, the City of lost children, Fargo, Boogie nights, May, Royal Tannenbaums, Lord of the Flies, American Psycho, Blue Velvet, Swimming Pool, Frida, Run Lola Run, Kids, Gummo, the Brood, funny games, Short Cuts, lots of obscure documentaries...
Favorite Music An eclectic mix...Interpol, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Girl in a Coma, The Rapture, Fischerspooner, Dr. Steel, Cibo Mato, Le Tigre, David Byrne, David Bowie, PJ Harvey, Sneaker Pimps, Andrew Bird Bowl of Fire, The Faint, Gorillaz, Bauhaus, Morrisey, Rufus Wainwright, Chingon, Pixies, Leonard Cohen, The Pogues, Talking Heads, Blonde, The Church, Sisters of Mercy, Ministry, Patti Smith, Depeche Mode, Big Sandy, Garbage, Joy Division, Portishead, Si Se, a few others...
Favorite Books Right now I'm obsessing over Jean Baudrillard's "Selected Writings, "...anything Toni Morrison or Betty Freidan, Alice Walker's Warrior Marks, Stiff, tons of biographies on artists, or serial killers... contemporary art criticism.....anything written by an articulate feminist and/ or lesbian or a really harsh feminist and/ or lesbian art critic...I also enjoy the occasional eye candy in Pictoplasma and New American Paintings