Angela Dickerson and Cindy P$ynner have been collaborating on soft sculpture and upcycled accessories for 3 years. They both use a variety of media. Angela works with metal, leather, and torch-fired enamels creating jewelry with an industrial-organic twist. She obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting and Printmaking from the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL in 1999. P$ynner knits, crochets, and sews bright, colorful creatures inspired by Pop culture. She obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Product Design from Parsons School of Design, NYC in 1991. The work that they create is a dynamic combination of ideas and innovation.
Get To Know Angela and Cindy of Hellatique
What’s the #1 played song on your iPod? A: still likes the Go Go’s. P: “Cut Like a Buffalo,” by The Dead Weather
What is one of your favorite quotes, song lyrics or Bible verses? A: “And the day came when the risk to stay tight in a bud became more painful that the risk it took to bloom.” P: “If Barbie is so popular, why do you have to buy her friends?”
What’s your favorite crafting snack? A: String cheese. P: Jelly Bellys.
Besides crafting, what other things do you like to do? A: likes spending time with her 7 yr. old daughter Sophie. P: is a TV junkie.
If you could learn to do anything, what would it be? A: Write a novel. P: To fly an airplane
If you had to only work on one project for the next year, what would it be? A: Earth art insatllations. P: I would make handwoven fabric for 6 mos and make toys and accessories for the next 6 mos.
What are you most looking forward to about the Spring Homespun Chic Marketplace? A: Being in a new environment, seeing all the amazing creations and meeting fellow artists. P: Being inspired by meeting other creative people and seeing what they make!
What’s your favorite thing about summer in Florida? A: A/C and going to North Carolina to escape it. P: Staying home during the rainy season and pondering what to do with myself.
What’s the last great movie you saw? Book you read? A: “The Muppets” movie and the book “David Sedaris” Me Talk Pretty Some Day.” P: “Mary and Max”-movie, “The Tao of Pooh”-book
What’s your favorite Central Florida Food Truck? We’re not from CF, but in Tampa, the Taco Bus rules!
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