Twinkie Artist's Profile
The Twinkie Artist was born in Chicago, to a Dutch father and American mother. She was raised in Chicago and attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she received a BFA. It was at SAIC that she developed her aesthetic and passion for conceptual art.
The Twinkie Artist has traveled the world, experiencing firsthand how other cultures treat the act of eating. "Eating has been a fascination of mine for as long as I can remember. I think eating and sex are equally intimate activities, so I decided to meld and juxtapose the two sensual acts into artistic expression."
Her cutting-edge work revolves around the self-portrait, with her persona being the subject. The Twinkie Artist is also a sculptor, writer, and performance artist. She currently maintains two residences, in Chicago and New York City…
- Joined September 28, 2010