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I have an MFA in poetry from Colorado State University. I just
moved back to Asheville (I'm a Warren Wilson alumna). I have lived
in New Orleans, Fort Collins, CO, Ireland and I was born in good
ol' Indiana, though I haven't lived there since I graduated from
I am interested in making performance art, Egon Schiele, Nick Cave
(the visual artist), painting, drawing, hiking (lightly), cooking,
taking last minute road trips--I am extremely spontaneous,
swimming, and trying to figure out how to live as an artist. I have
a really dark sense of humor, which I think is essential to attempt
a life as an artist.
I spend a lot of time thinking about why we make art, how to
persist and how to affect change with it.
I make my own body products and have plans to get out a line in the
I am currently reading the DC Batman Comic series, which is new for
me. Just trying to do some light reading after the trauma that is
I read tarot cards, and own a chi machine, which I think helps me
sleep and relax but I don't really understand why except for the
fact that it rocks you back and forth.
My favorite thing to do is go for a drive to a new place. I think
it might be because my dad raised me and was really into cars...we
were always driving around.
I have a cat named Simon and he is one of my BFFs.
What I’m doing with my life
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Making performance art and poetry while looking for a teaching/arts
job (just moved here a couple weeks ago). I plan to take a trip to
the outer banks this weekend and film a performance on the beach in
a garment covered in feathers that I sewed on by hand...gonna call
it "A Hundred Eyes"--should be fun and shake up my daily ins and
outs if nothing else.
I’m really good at
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Being honest, having a sense of humor, being spontaneous, and
flexible enough for artistic collaborations, dancing, being
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I am currently listening to the Dirty Three, Tom Waits and the
Tinkersticks pretty much nonstop.
But I also love bluegrass, rockNroll, and experimental shit.
I just read Diane Keaton's Memoir--again, lots of light reading
happening after grad school--which I loved. On the heavier shit I
am reading Paul Celan's poetry, Women Who Run With The Wolves by
Clarissa Estes, Trance Poetics by Kristen Prevallet, and a
Caribbean anthology of poetry.
Childhood favorite movie: Mrs. Doubtfire
Current love interest: Madmen--watching it for the first time
Love all kinds of movies except most romantic comedies, unless Drew
Barrymore is in it--I love her. Love scary movies and action
movies--taking a break from psychological thrillers, too heavy
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
what my next performance piece is going to entail. I try to keep my
creative mind active, as it is a practice you must cultivate.
How to make sense out of this cruel cruel world of resumes, careers
and capital. Spending lots of time writing cover letters n shit.
How inspirational Gordon Ramsey can be.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
dancing, having a drink, going to a concert, working on art, taking
a drive some place new or watching a movie at my place with my cat.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Sometimes I write letters to artists that I adore knowing I aint
gonna hear back
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