The Friendly Cunts very first EP is out!

Check out the hardcore art punk debauchery for yourself:ย The FR13NDLY C#NTS

Listen for free and/or support us with a $5 digital download and listen to it over and over and over again forever. All $ will go to support the printing of our 7 inch record ๐Ÿ™‚

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Our new place!!

Eddie Emerson and I are living loft in downtowner Gainesville. Expect LOTS of new art & music from us ๐Ÿ™‚IMG_1452

 

Signed lease:

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Jail Flowers – New Smoke Drawing series (Dec 2019)

As featured in The Narrow and exhibited at The Hardback Cafe and SL8 Gallery in Gainesville, Florida.

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This new series depicts the penal system in jungly Gainesville Florida and features stories from women formally incarcerated at Lowell Prison – the largest women’s prison in the country – as published in local Art and Culture magazineย The Fine Print.

The drawings are named after the woman whose story I cut up and used in each piece.

 

*low res phone pics taken at the SL8 Gallery show on 1/26, please excuse the poor quality

 

 

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Amanda Hunter*

 

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Cory Carter

 

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Crystal Chrisholm

 

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Diadenis Suarez

 

Jennifer Pinkney_smoke drawing

Jennifer Pinkney*

 

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Kelly Rowland*

 

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Gwen Staples

 

Tracy Golly_smoke drawing

Tracy Golly

 

Debra Bennett_smoke drawing

Debra Bennett*

 

Tammy Seely_smoke drawing

Tammy Seely*

 

Pictures from SL8 Gallery show:

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performance by Eddie Emerson

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Friend Marvo checking it out

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Performance by James Wesson & Steve – Steve’s Mouth Songs

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And even though I actually looked gallery appropriate for once (knee-length black skirt and cropped short sleeve black shirt with nice heeled black clogs) and had a good hair day, there aren’t any pictures of me haha. I was too busy drinking wine and taking photos of my friends/artistic collaborators ๐Ÿ™‚ So just imagine how awesome and happy I looked in front of these minimalist smoke drawings in this amazing gallery space. Thanks for much to SL8 and Gerard (and Michael Garvin who orchestrated the whole thing) for letting me do this pop-up after the pieces spent two months at The Hardback Cafe. The ones with the asterisks are still for sale! $150 OBO

 

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Happy Buy Nothing Day!

& if ya really want to buy something, come out THIS Thursday to The Hardback in Gainesville, Florida and pick up one of my original smoke drawings for only with half the money going to the formally incarcerated women at Lowell Prison whose stories I use in each piece. ๐Ÿ™‚ Awesome show too – Baby Killers opens at 10pm!

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https://www.facebook.com/events/716656702163541/

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New Smoke Drawing Series “Jail Flowers”

New smoke drawing series “Jail Flowers,” my first since 2015! Smoke & Wax on paper with cut-up stories from past and current female inmates at Lowell Prison, just south of Gainesville, featured in the Winter 2019 edition of The Fine Print – an independent arts & culture mag in Gainesville, FL.

“Jail Flowers” is a work-in-progress, and along with completing 9 smoke drawings to match the 9 stories, I’ll also be going over the images with jail-issued pen and deodorant for paint and will use a tampon for a brush – materials often used by prisoners for painting. *sample pictures here are low res&underexposed

http://thefineprintmag.org/surviving-lowell/

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Just Released on Baby Killers Bandcamp!

Baby Killers & Eddie Emerson’s BBBAS Tour – LIVE at Fork & Spoon in Panama City, FL

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Hey sorry, it’s been a while…

I got caught up in facebook land. It’s definitely been a helpful bulletin board/show getter but also it’s been soul-sucking and time-consuming. When all is said and done with Baby Killers shows which is happening this month, I’ll be retiring my account for a while while I work on new songs and artwork. In the meantime, here’s the latest Bruise News/Letter. Thanks for reading!

And here’s a cool tree from jungly Gainesville, FL:

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