mairedodd

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Arts
Occupation currently undergoing intense training with my 3 zen masters - it's a lifetime commitment
Location coastal new jersey, United States
Introduction the universality of our very personal experiences and emotions and the ultimate balance in life - the bittersweet yin yang nature of it all - is the focus of my current work... as i delve deeper into the elemental more seems to be discovered... media are chosen to reflect the intention - resin and fabrics add light, while metals give backbone and weight... patina is often critical in telling the story... i subscribe completely to the aesthetic of wabi sabi...
Interests art history, activism, nature, the environment, reading, metalsmithing, talking with my kids, live performances, learning
Favorite Movies the nightmare before christmas, lord of the rings, earth, brother bear, mr. smith goes to washington, the making of richard II, mulan, remember the titans, harry potter
Favorite Music all different kinds - but i do love dave matthews, foo fighters, the black keys
Favorite Books 'songs of ice and fire', reading lolita in tehran, lord of the rings, harry potter, siddhartha, to kill a mockingbird, children's poetry by shel silverstein, winnie-the-pooh, the house at pooh corner, secret life of bees, lord of the flies, hannah's daughters, wicked:the life and times of the wicked witch of the west, macbeth, hamlet, currently working through 'atlas shrugged'