I met the ladies of Nerdy Curiosities while vending at Vermont Comic Con and they were kind enough to take the time to do a little interview:
Sorry for all ‘ums’ and ‘hms’, my brain was completely frazzled after 2 crazy months of events and vending, the huge success of the Art of Horror opening night (and all the prep that went into it) and the annoyance of the Mixed Emotions show cancellation and the new found home for it at One Arts.
After the interview I promptly got on a plane and took off to the Dominican Republic for a MUCH NEEDED week long vacation amongst Dr. Seuss like palm trees, beautiful flowers, funny birds, and glory of the Caribbean. I did nothing for a week but drink cocktails, listen to music, read voraciously, and doze on the beach, under the stars.
Then I came back home to this:
Guess it is time to get back in the studio and get to work. Who wants to be outside?
Last year Bruce and his assistant spent a week in my studio shooting the process of creating my Strange Dolls and interviewing me about my work and creative process. This has been a long time coming but here is the final cut of the mini documentary. Thanks to Cabin 46 for this look into my world.
Here is my goofy self in the Lakeview Cemetery, talking about my Strange Dolls. Thanks Eva Sollberger for an awesome day and a great visual creation for Stuck in Vermont. (Note Eva’s awesome little silent film at the end).
This is a little late in getting out there but I wanted to post it anyway. Not only because I make a brief appearance because my studio was open during the Holiday sHop but I really love how this video shows off our vibrant little community in the South End Arts District of Burlington, Vermont. They interview a lot of the key people in the neighborhood and highlight work that makes us who we are.
So to get a taste of what my local art community is like, check this out…
Every doll is entirely hand made by Vermont artist, Beth Robinson, using polymer clays, vintage fabrics, acrylic paint, and sometimes real human hair or teeth. Each piece is one of a kind. Individuals who love to collect odd, creepy, or gothic dolls will love Strange Dolls.
Art of Horror
Every October I guest curate The Art of Horror, which is a juried group show at SPACE Gallery in Burlington, Vermont. It is a great way to kick off the Halloween season and celebrate the dark arts.