15 October 2008

Bio - from Etsy.com

A love of monsters, a dash of glitter, a side of funk and a whole lot of spice is what makes Foxy Monster come to life.

Born and raised in San Francisco, I grew up addicted to Creature Features, a late night TV classic horror extravaganza, which I was luckily allowed to stay up for every weekend even at a very young age. After being scared by zombies, vampires, Godzilla and the like, I would return to my pink bedroom with my o-so-girly canopy bed, frills and Hello Kitty wares and I must have started associating cuteness with monsters, maybe in order to sleep. In any case, that combination surely has led to my need for cute, sexy and hip monsters.

Now they have an outlet and life of their own within my illustrations!

My original jewelry designs are heavily influenced by both Tokyo and Paris with a healthy dose of San Franciscan underground grit. I have been hording vintage uncirculated beads and components that catch my eye and live to mix them with modern beauties. A neoteric slant on classical motifs makes me swoon!

I have been an artist all my life and an interior designer for the last 13 years. I am having a blast creating items for you that stem from the happy weird wonderland that lives in my mind and heart.

My name is Zarina and I am a designer, illustrator, giggler and skullaholic.

Welcome to Foxy Monster!

1 comment:

lostsentiments said...

you rock woman! :-D I couldn't handle the scary movies - I think I watched the wrong ones - like poltergiest, killer clowns from outerspace and yes, Jaws. My imagination makes it real to me and I would freeze in terror. SO of course, I'd watch the WHOLE friggin' movie, much to my own chagrin :-s. But -I think vampires are sexy - and things with a dark undercurrent are beautiful to me. There is something beautiful in dying... I like the fall cause it's a perfect illustration of it. :-D

Thank you for your bio! :-) You sound like so much fun! :-D