Back Talk with Lily Mae

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, 12 Oct 2010
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One reason you make art:

 

I find it cathartic.

 

 

The last good movie you saw:

 

Up. It made me cry.

 

 

Something you’ve always wanted to do, but have yet to:

 

Go to America!

 

 

Favorite country or city visited:

 

Berlin.

 

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A few words that sum up your philosophy on life:

 

Live and let live.

 

 

Something you want the world to know about you:

 

You can't push me around!

Something that annoys or frustrates you about people:

 

Bitching!

 

 

Something that concerns you:

 

The environment.

 

 

Artists you admire:

 

Beau White, William Hogarth, Beartix Potter!

 

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Favorite quote(s):

 

"What the fuck did I do wrong" - Arnie in Total Recall.

 

 

The first record or CD you ever bought? The last album you downloaded?

 

The first CD I ever bought was "The Meanie of Life" By Melbourne's The Meanies and the last album I downloaded was The Dresden Dolls.

 

 

Something you do when you’re procrastinating?

 

Google myself!

 

 

What is your most defining characteristic?

 

My silliness.

 

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What is your greatest fear?

 

Death.

 

 

The moment you realized you were an ‘artist’:

 

When Juxtapoz sent me talk back questions!

 

 

Your greatest quality:

 

Loyalty.

 

 

Something you wish you could change or alter about yourself:

 

My hair!

 

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What is the biggest risk you’ve ever taken and was it worth it?

 

Moving overseas, it was worth it, but now I miss my family terribly!

 

 

Something you wish you had known five years ago:

 

He wasn't the right one!

 

 

What do you hope to accomplish in the next five years of your life?

 

Improving my art, more travel and have a happy, healthy five year old daughter!

 

 

 

You can see Lily Mae’s work in the new group show, HORRORWOOD

Curated by Industrial Squid

Opens Friday, October 15th 7- 10pm

Runs until December 4th

WWA Gallery
www.wwagallery.com

 

 

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