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Born and raised in New Orleans (Geaux Saints!) residing in NYC. I
appreciate many cultures and am lucky to have good friends (mostly
artists) around the world to visit. I’m an artist with an interest
in social justice. Photography is my medium.
I'm comfortable with people in the
medical/science professions as my family are all doctors of some
My friends are interesting, accomplished, smart, funny, sometimes
sarcastic, always sweet...
What I’m doing with my life
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I used to design children's clothing--had my own label that I named
after my maternal grandmother, Ida. We sold to small boutiques
across the US, Japan and a few dept. stores in the US
Before and after that I worked for two well known commercial
photographers and did editorial photography, Conde Nast, (mostly
portraits and still life) etc.
After Katrina, I received funding to document New Orleans and a
group of high school students which took about two years to
produce. Later, I was invited to present the work at The Ogden
Museum of Southern Art.
If you visit NO, check out The Ogden; it's a little jewel.
Now I am working on three new photo projects, one in Louisiana and
two in New York, as well as a few commercial gigs. I also print
part time for an art photographer and work about 15 hours a week
for a wonderfully wacky and brilliant physician. In other words,
I'm busy, but not too busy for a like minded mate.
Dance and movement are super important to me. I take a Haitian
dance class (same teacher) in Brooklyn for the past, gulp, 30
years., I go swimming a couple of times a week in my
I'm in love with New Orleans and visit at least 3-4 times a year,
cause let's face it, if you are lucky enough to be from there...
then you know what it means...
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
My friends say I'm a great cook, but I would say just good. Four
Sicilian Grandparents helped in that department with New Orleans
influence. Creole Italian -- perfectto, chere!
I pay attention to detail and enjoy good design.
The first things people usually notice about me
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That I'm always laughing.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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BOOKS: anything by Raymond Carver, Jeanette Winterson, Penelope
Lively. Also, memoirs of artists and trying to get into certain
MOVIES: 21 Grams(dark), The Fighter (acting at its finest) The Thin
Red Line, A Woman Under the Influence (sublime) The Lives of Others
(the acting, screenplay and sets are amazing-2 thumbs up for sure!)
Mr. Turner (if you like JMW Turner paintings/even if you
TV: News shows, LOVE Melissa Harris-Perry, Real Time with Bill
Maher, Sherlock (new BBC version) I like to watch reruns. I read
somewhere that it is a stress reliever.
MUSIC: Baroque, early Renaissance, Chamber, Professor Longhair,
jazz, African, Bob Dylan, Debussy, Maria Callas to name a few.
Anything that can transform my mood and/or make me wanna
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Sheet film (analog/old school)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
A book I just read, a movie I just saw, politics. I think about
what my next project will be and when I will finish the ones I have
started. I think, when's the next time I can sneak off to New
Orleans and hang out with my family and friends and finish that
photo project... Or when I will visit friends in some of my other
favorite cities to travel to... London (I'm coming Andreas!)
Barcelona, Mexico City, Rome, Tokyo
Sometimes I think too much.
I'm a worrier but also carefree!
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
I am more than likely entertaining or being entertained.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Let's see.. I can hang with the richest and the poorest... And do.
You should message me if
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If you are warm, in touch with your feminine side and
If you like art related events and are deeply into music, dance
performance food -- the basics
But most of all have integrity.
I would love to feel we are from the same tribe... Or a tribe I'd
like to join, if they would have me.
If your daughter or son told you they were gay and your response
was --congratulations honey, I hope you have already found someone
or congratulations would be enough.
But more than anything - you have to BE and wanna have -- F U N
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