I am a graduate of the University of Houston with a degree in Art. My studies focused on graphic design, illustration, and 20th century design.

I grew up in a small, rural town where I spent much of my time daydreaming about being somewhere else, telling and writing stories, drawing, and watching too many 80s horror movies. I always wished summer would never end and spent many hot days outside catching bugs, helping my parents work on old buildings or glued to an old RCA tv for the Saturday or Sunday afternoon movies. It was those afternoons that really fueled my fascination with the 1980s (the golden age of teen films) and the decade's horror movies.

I was surrounded by storytellers growing up. As the youngest in the family (separated by 15 years from my nearest sibling) I often heard of their childhoods in a form a shared memories through stories told over old photo albums at family gatherings. I learned about my parents through their stories of heartbreak, loss, and love.

I adore 80s movies, vintage children’s books, nature, traveling, dream interpretation, and thrifting.
I think all these subjects really describe where much of my style and inspiration come from.

Attawell, Texas is a mix of places from my imagination and my mother's childhood home and community. Read the Dedication here.

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