Spring 2012 Vendor Feature: HELLATIQUE


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!

What’s your favorite Central Florida attraction/landmark/sight? A: Epcot, the huge steins of beer in Germany. P: Megacon.
What’s something you’ve done that you think no other vendor has done? A: Thought about this question for longer than 10 minute and then came to no conclusion. P: Obsessively played the videogame “Animal Crossing.”
Dwight Howard: should he stay or should he go? A: I had to google him. I have no clue about sports, teams or atheletes. So …. uh. Go Bulls! P: Go, he’s probably made enough $ to retire. Health is much more important.


Visit Hellatique and see what you have to look forward to at the Spring Homespun Chic Marketplace on Sunday, May 6.


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