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Overview

  • 14 References 8 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Italian, Spanish, Swahili
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Artist
  • BFA Fiber & Textile Arts
  • From San Francisco, CA, USA
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About Me

I am an artist and designer. I work in various mediums. I have worked in the arts for 12 years (artistic programming, music festivals, event production & design).

Philosophy: Everything is awesome

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I enjoy CS for the cultural experience and to make local friends. I love making making new friends!

I have CS in New Zealand, Italy, Croatia, Spain & California USA.

Interests

*Art! (Sculpture, metal, fibers, textiles, spinning, weaving, dyeing, street art, graffiti, installation, photography).
*Music! Live music & concerts
*Traveling
*Yoga
*Meditation
*Surfing
*Snowboarding
*Motorcycling
*Hiking
*Kayaking
*Gardening
*Nutrition
*Health & wellness
*Burning Man
*International cooking

  • arts
  • design
  • street art
  • photography
  • concerts
  • music festivals
  • burningman
  • festivals
  • cooking
  • fitness
  • yoga
  • meditation
  • motorcycles
  • gardening
  • traveling
  • metalworking
  • music
  • live music
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • surfing
  • snowboarding
  • road trips
  • mountains
  • beach
  • funk
  • cello
  • nutrition
  • ice climbing
  • festival
  • graffiti
  • spinning
  • burning man
  • bluegrass
  • textiles
  • weaving
  • live concerts
  • sheep
  • hiking,
  • textile design
  • floating
  • stoner rock
  • art festivals
  • glaciers
  • fiber arts

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: Zen & The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. Be Here Now.

Music: surf rock, bluegrass, funk, disco, African, South American, French gypsy, gypsy jazz, acid jazz, trip-hop, blues, folk, electro cabaret-swing, stoner metal, garage, sludge metal & cello.

A few bands i enjoy: Zoe Keating. La Femme. Khruangbin. Tom Waits. Manu Chao. Bella Fleck. Deva Premal. Victor Wooten. Sleep. Weed Eater. Wax Tailor. Amanda Lear. Les Croquants. Gotan Project. Little Dragon. Alt-J. Massive Attack. Bonobo. RJD2. Notorious B.I.G.. Bill Withers. Marvin Gaye. James Brown. Bon Iver. Parov Stellar. Caravan Palace. Pimps of Joytime. Moon Hooch. Jurassic 5. Big Boi. A Tribe Called Quest. Afrolicious.

Movies: Into the Wild, Milk, Moana & Daisy's.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Motorcycle toured New Zealand for 7 months by myself in 2013.

Had an artist residency (a sort of artist contract) to live and make art in a historic castle from the 11th century by the sea in Ontranto (a seaside town in Southern Italy) in 2014.

Teach, Learn, Share

I am happy to try and teach my native language (English). I am an artist and enjoy talking art.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Stories, travel tips, an open mind, kindness and excitement for life!

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belize, Canada, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Czech Republic, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, New Zealand, Slovenia, Spain, Tanzania, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, United States

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