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Occupation Student/Freelance Artist
Location West L.A.
Introduction I'm a storyteller, songstress, and CalArts MFA experimental animation student.
Interests Independent comics, animation, art blogs, BIG art and animation-related books, Donald Duck cartoons (and Carl Barks comics), the 1950's and early 1960's, classic literature(but not the Bronte sisters), classic films, vintage eyeglasses and Formica dinettes, Disneyland (the ever-beating heart of my happy childhood), independent animated short films, children's books, vinyl records, weird toys with no apparent origin (and knock-off toys), Giant Robot, guitars, pianos, original artwork, Gallery Nucleus, Annette Funicello, Gary Panter, Pee-wee Herman, Pippi Longstocking, Beatles and Disney history, Hearst Castle, dabbling, hanging out with my brother, being around my boyfriend, walks with Mom, visits with my grandma, tennis with Dad, making new friends occasionally... and the song "Happy Talk" from the musical motion picture South Pacific. (Gee, was I thorough!)
Favorite Movies Forbidden Games (Jeux interdits), All About Eve, Bambi, 101 Dalmations, Totoro, Harold and Maude, Back to the Future, Fanny and Alexander, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Royal Tenenbaums, Pippi on the Run, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Beauty and the Beast (both Disney and Jean Cocteau version), Paper Moon, Paris Texas, Sling Blade, A Woman Under the Influence, Strangers on a Train, Jezebel, Husbands, The Crowd, Coraline, Rushmore, Mary Poppins, The Wrong Trousers, Crumb
Favorite Music The Beatles, The Pixies, Ricky Nelson, Lou Reed and Velvet Underground, Patsy Cline, Roy Orbison, Cat Stevens, David Bowie, Buddy Holly, Elvis, Annette Funicello, Connie Francis, Magnetic Fields, Tom Waits, Sondre Lerche, Daniel Johnston, Billie Holiday, The Kinks, Neutral Milk Hotel, Andrew Bird, Aphex Twin, The Fall, The Cure, Charlie Hewson
Favorite Books Peter Pan, Raise High the Roof Beam Carpenters, Confederacy of Dunces, The Graveyard Book, Shrimpy and Paul by Marc Bell, Yikes! by Weissman