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About me

Industry Arts
Occupation artist
Location United States
Introduction Kate Kretz attended The Sorbonne in Paris, earned her BFA from SUNY Binghamton, and her MFA from The University of Georgia. She was BFA Director and an Associate Professor of Art at FIU in Miami for ten years. She currently works in her studio and gives lectures and workshops at various universities.
Favorite Movies Wings of Desire, Amelie, To Kill A Mockingbird, Fur, I'm Not There, Crash, Monster, Imitation of Life, Big Country, Blue, Female Perversions, Leolo, Crazy Love (based on Bukowski's "Love is A Dog from Hell"), Slingblade, all David Lynch, An American in Paris, Philadelphia Story, Safe, Thumbsucker, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Tarnation, Sex Lies & Videotape, Henry & June, Imitation of Life, Broadcast News, Lawndogs, After Life, Me and You and Everyone We Know
Favorite Music Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits, Joni Mitchell, Joanna Newsom, Tori Amos, Dar Willliams, Suzanne Vega, Ani DeFranco, Neil Young, Paula Cole, REM, Randy Newman, Patty Griffin, Mazzy Star, Cat Power, Poe, Lucinda Williams
Favorite Books Niels Lynne by Jens Peter Jacobsen, Portrait of the Artist as A Young Man, Idiosyncratic Identities by Donald Kuspit, most by John Irving, some Don DeLillo, Richard Russo, Tom Robbins, Leonard Cohen, early Richard Bach, Miranda July, Alan De Botton, my buddy Marion Winik... (not much time for non-art books any more)