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48 F Brooklyn, NY

My Details

Last Online
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5′ 6″ (1.68m)
Body Type
Mostly anything
Atheism, and very serious about it
Pisces, and it’s fun to think about
Graduated from university
Art / Music / Writing
Rather not say
Relationship Status
Relationship Type
Doesn’t have kids
Likes dogs and likes cats
English, Czech (Poorly), French (Poorly)

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My self-summary
I have a successful career as a visual artist, primarily working in photography and sculpture, have been teaching at the New School and producing a line of jewelry for the last 6 years because working alone in my studio for 20 years is too isolating and these new things get me into the world more--
I'm enthusiastic--kind of spontaneous--I get excited by the bits of surrealism that drift into my life on a daily basis--
Seems I have a need for narrative--I see stories and symbolism in unusual spots--I also have a need for walks in nature and organic forms, they show up in my work a lot--
I am curious about how apparently separate things are connected--
Sensitive when dealing with other people, supportive, fairly self aware--open minded and conscious, affectionate, patient, creative, love to travel and experience new things, I don't need to have or stick to a plan--
I run 3-4 miles 1 or 2x a week, so I'm pretty strong--
I'm not jealous or angry, not into gossip or criticizing others, more into making things than buying things--I promise never to take you shopping :)
I'm not in a hurry, I know that getting to know someone takes a really long time, and it's a process, you can't rush through it--
Love flea markets, rusty things and old linen, the OED, love to be challenged and learn new things, my website is a labyrinth as I keep making new types of art--
Fairly out to lunch when it comes to popular culture--I grew up in Georgia, playing in the woods--
I'm not like anyone else you know--

I am luminous, curious, and peachy.

I was recently in a relationship for 6 months, and even though it was pretty rocky as he was going through a divorce, I really enjoyed the feeling that I was building something with another person, that I had someone in my life with me--
What I’m doing with my life
I make images by painting with medicines, spices and cleaning products on photographic paper--
I stitch apple seeds together and cast them into rings--
I'm working on a perfume that smells like abandoned buildings--
I used to make tiny sculptures and leave them in the coin-return slots of pay phones for people to find--
Wind makes me happy--so does sunlight--

Just to spell out what I'm looking for--
I'm looking for a long term relationship, a partner, someone (monogamous) to share my life with--
Since I have not been able to manifest this, and I've been looking for a long time, I'm also open to casual encounters, but I'm selective, and many of the same criteria apply as for a longer relationship--
Also, I'm not considering anyone who is married, (that includes those of you in the middle of a divorce), under age 30, shorter than me, or who doesn't post a photo--just so you know--
GGG, in case it means something to you--
I might as well address this--
OKC has me pegged (ha !) as very kinky, I think of myself as open minded--that dental thing around my neck is part of a costume--
I’m really good at
There are things I am really good at......
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Most recently--loved Housekeeping by Robinson--
and The Field Guide to Getting Lost by Solnit
The Passion or Sexing the Cherry by Winterson
My Life by Isadora Duncan
Winter’s Tale by Helprin
Perfume by Suskind
Shantaram by Roberts
Complete Fiction of Bruno Schulz
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman (and the other 2)
Little, Big by Crowley
The Master and Margarita by Bulgakov
The Secret Life of Bees by Kidd
Einstein’s Dreams by Lightman
The Natural History of the Senses by Ackerman
Still Life with Woodpecker by Robbins
The Painted Bird by Kosinsky
Running with Scissors--Augusten Burroughs
Pattern Recognition--or Count Zero by Gibson
all of David Sedaris, most of Kundera, some of Jorge Luis Borges, A.S. Byatt, Lorrie Moore, Isabelle Allende, Amy Tan

A library of erotica, but my faves are Delta of Venus and Little Birds by Anais Nin--

Poets--Rumi, Millay, Plath, Neruda, Cummings, Garthe

Movies--Svankmajer, Brothers Quay, Tarkovsky, Greenaway, Being John Malkovitch, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Amelie, the Piano--

Music--Rasputina, Yann Tiersen, Mum, Cesaria Evora, Coco Rosie, MBV, GBV, REM, Iva Bittova, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen, Massive Attack, Tricky, Arcade Fire, so many others--

Artists--Cy Twombly, Ann Hamilton, William Kentridge, Francesca Woodman, Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison, Ross Bleckner, Pavel Pecha

Favorite places in the city--Morbid Anatomy, CB I hate perfume, Dead horse bay, Freeman's Alley, Geminola, Alice's tea cup, House of small wonder, House of Collection, Chinatown ice cream factory, Dumbo beach, Devera, Sleep no more, Vinegar Hill House, Conservatory garden, Goodbye Blue Monday, Swallow, Red Hook, Obscura antiques, Henry's end, Metal and Thread, Weather up, Moto, any place with a fireplace--
The six things I could never do without
Sunlight, touch, wind, mental space, freedom, pancakes, friends, my pillow, the sky--
I spend a lot of time thinking about
I spend a lot of time thinking--
On a typical Friday night I am
Well, tonight is Friday, and I'm home making a costume for a fire performance at Burning Man in 2 weeks (no, I am not the performer)
But I guess I'm usually out with friends--
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm not comfortable letting you pay for dinner--or anything--
And it's not a commentary on how the date is going, so please don't read anything into it--
I’m looking for
  • Guys who like girls
  • Ages 40–55
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For long-term dating, short-term dating
You should message me if
You feel the spirit move you--

Also, if you are brilliant, shy, deeply emotional, dark, intellectual, or any of the above--

and any children you may have are a plus--

Thanks for reading :)