SHEBEAST

 

Where were you born? Year, Country, State. Where do you live currently?

 

I was born in Salinas CA in 1981..grew up in the middle of nowhere on the Central Coast.

 

 

What initially drew you to drawing pretty pictures?

 

Ive always loved to draw...Lisa Frank was my first huge influence.(Guess thats not very metal..but truth.)

 

 

Who is your favorite skateboarder, living or dead? Any ties to skateboarding?

 

Skate culture was a really big deal in California growing up. I have barely any depth perception and no corrdination to speak of..so I never really got into it..but have an absolute love of skate art. Spent a lot of time practicing drawing off old bones brigade designs.

 

 

 

 

Who is your favorite artist, living or dead? 

 

Two way tie Frida Kahlo/Jack Kirby.

 

 

When you're not creating amazing works of art, what do you enjoy doing?

 

I love hanging out with my fella and son..wrestling with my pitty princess leia, cooking hella food, collecting records,  and metal yoga.

 

 

Who are your biggest influences?

 

My biggest influeces are: Frida Kahlo,  Jack Kirby, Lemmy, Lisa Frank (the old stuff with unicorns..no neon puppies), Frank Kozic, Francis Bacon, and Frank Frazzeta.

 

 

What mediums do you enjoy working in?

 

Ink painting and screen printing.

 

 

Anything else you want to tell?

 

Aside from painting and drawing..I own and operate a screen printing shop in down town Portland called Shebeast. Im mother to an awesome fifteen year old illustrator named Cody. I like big meals and legit jams.xo