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Monday, July 17, 2006

Interview with Megan Whitmarsh

1)First of all,can you present yourself..?
1)Megan Whitmarsh, “Artiste”

2)Do you think of yourself as an artist,or what?
2)See above

3)What is creativity?
3)Fake magic

4)Does your environment influence your art,either in style/format or interference?

5)What are some of your influences and inspirations?
5)Candy wrappers, comic books, birds of song, trees with weird names

6)What’s your favourite mediums(pen,charcoal,paint,canvas,etc…)to work in/on?
6)Sharp needle, bright thread, smooth fabric

7)Who are some of your favourite painters/artists?
7)Niki de St. Phalle, Misaki Kawaii, Florine Stettheimer, Lynda Benglis

8)How long does it normally take you to complete a piece of your artwork?8)Large pieces take months, little ones days

9)What else are you interested in besides visual arts?

10)Got any new projects planned?
10)Working on book of artwork, new snowmonkey comic,, music video with Dolphinforce & upcoming solo show in Los Angeles

11)How would you describe your art to someone who could not see it?
11)Must See to Believe! Ha ha….It’s embroidered.

12)What other talent would most like to have?
12)Singing. I think it’s sexy (I do not have it)

13)What are your most beloved items?
13)I love my kaffir lime tree, my Wooden Mustache costume, and my Sleepmate white noise machine

14)Favourite books?
14)Woman of the Dunes—Kobo Abe, Kristin Lavransdottir- Sigrid Undset, Passion According to G.H.- Clarice Lispector, Thieves Like Us- Edward Anderson, The Winners- Julio Cortazar

15)Do you remember the first drawing you made?
15)It was a self-portrait. I was two. I gave myself earrings and long hair.

16) What kind of music do you like and do you listen…and is the music important for your art…?
16)Kool Keith, Kate Bush, X-Ray Spex, Dolphinforce, Lavender Diamond, Black Sabbath. And yes! (to the question—not the band)

17)Any advice do you have for artists?
17)Keep on truckin’

18) Your contacts…E-mail….Links…


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Meghan is gorgeous

10:22 AM  

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