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Gaffgirl

Kristin
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Artist // Artisan Crafts
  • United States
  • Deviant for 13 years
  • She / Her
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Favourite genre of music: Indie
Operating System: Mac OS X
MP3 player of choice: iPod
Favourite cartoon character: Tank Girl, The Animaniacs and The Angry Beavers
Personal Quote: Go big or go home!

Favourite Visual Artist
Justin Novak, Adrian Arleo
Favourite Movies
Tank Girl, Funny Face, Big Fish, anything with Christopher Guest
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Ani DiFranco, Peter Murphy, Ok Go, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Tori Amos, Annie Lennox
Favourite Writers
John Irving, The Dalai Lama, Neil Gaiman
Tools of the Trade
my hands.
Other Interests
Ceramics, running, theatre, reading

Artist's Statement

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As a child, strong women surrounded me; my maternal grandmother raised two young girls on her own nine months out of the year as my grandfather sailed the Great Lakes. Likewise, my mother also raised two small children, as my father was sick for what seemed to be forever. Two women, four children, different time periods and two men on the back burner; two women playing the role of both mother and father while still trying to maintain their femininity through roles they adopted. My grandmother was the head of the house during my grandfather's journeys, and when the Captain came home they slipped back into these predetermined roles set in plac
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I have included you in the Artisans and Functional Art - July 2009 feature news article. Please :+fav: it if you like it because that can help make it so that more people will see this wonderful art made by you and the other artisans. :heart:
thank you for watching me back :)
:) thanks for the :+devwatch:
Way to go! great stuff as usual. tag