​​CREEPY IN KC PODCAST INTERVIEW 8/2017. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE.


SKIN AND BONES: TAXIDERMY AS FINE ART


SINICAL MAGAZINE INTERVIEW 8/2014


IKON MAGAZINE HORRIFIC AND HAUTE COUTURE ISSUE FALL 2014 

Issue can be read online HERE

      

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Select work is now available locally at Noir Arts and Oddities in Kansas City including wet specimens, jewelry, hair fascinators, and more. Stop by the parlor and take a look. 1609 West 39th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111. Noirartsandoddities.com



​Works are currently available for viewing and purchase at Many Hands Gallery, 438 2nd Sreet, Eureka, CA 95501. 

Other works can be purchased online in my Etsy store. 

Custom commissions are welcomed, please email me for details.
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​CURRENT EVENTS


MARK YOUR CALENDARS! HALF EMBALMED WILL BE VENDING AT GRIMM'S INDIE FAIRE OCTOBER 14 2017 10AM-9PM, EL TORREON, 3101 GILLHAM PLZ, KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI 64109. MORE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND HERE.



PAST EVENTS



MAY 27 2017: PARADISO: THE ETERNAL REVERIE.  HOTEL PHILLIPS IN KANSAS CITY. MORE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND HERE


APRIL 28-30 2017: PLANET COMICON, KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI


OCTOBER 2014: FREAKSHOW. SOLO SHOW AT MANY HANDS GALLERY IN EUREKA, CA.


MAY 2014: THE 3rd BIENNIAL ROGUE TAXIDERMY SHOW AT LA LUZ DE JESUS GALLERY IN LOS ANGELES, CA. 


OCTOBER 5-NOVEMBER 5, 2013. HALF EMBALMED: ANTHROPOMORPHIC TAXIDERMY AND NATURAL CURIOSITIES. SOLO EXHIBITION OF WORKS INSPIRED BY TAXIDERMIST WALTER POTTER AND BELOVED AUTHOR BEATRIX POTTER. MANY HANDS GALLERY 438 2ND STREET, EUREKA, CA 95501

JULY 5- AUGUST 5, 2013: MINIVERSE. 
OVER 12 DIFFERENT ARTISTS HAVE CREATED PIECES NO BIGGER THAN 5X5 TO CREATE AN ECLECTIC MIX OF MEDIUMS, STYLES AND SUBJECT MATTER."SWALLOW" AND "THE COURTIER" WERE FEATURED. LITTLE SHOP OF HERS, 416 2ND STREET, EUREKA, CA 95501


JUNE 1-2, 2013.THE 37TH ANNUAL SUMMER ARTS AND MUSIC FESTIVAL.  PEDDLED WET SPECIMENS DRESSED AS A CIGARETTE AND CANDY GIRL. 59 RUSK LANE, REDWAY, CA 95560

MAY 3-6 2013. VHS (EX). 
THE GENTLEMEN DESTROYERS IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE WHITE LODGE PRESENT A GROUP SHOW DEDICATED TO THE ICONOGRAPHIC MOVIES COVERS OF THE 80S AND 90S. THIS CREATIVE HOMAGE TO FALLEN VIDEO STORES, ART AND CREATIVE INFLUENCE, HAS OVER EIGHTY INTERNATIONAL AND LOCAL ARTISTS PARTICIPATING, TO BRING YOU THEIR INDIVIDUAL VISIONS OF VIDEO.
THE WHITE LODGE GALLERY, 233 10TH ST NW, CALGARY, ALBERTA T23 T2R C3P "VARMICIDE" WAS FEATURED WITH MEDIA COVERAGE.  


OCTOBER 6-31,2012: HALF EMBALMED TAXIDERMY, CURIOSITIES, AND ODDITIES.EXHIBITION OF SIMONE SMITH'S CURRENT WORK INSPIRED BY HALLOWEEN AND THE FALL SEASON. BATS, FRAMED SPIDER WEBS, SKULLS, AND EVEN A FORTUNE TELLING MOUSE ARE CURRENTLY ON DISPLAY THROUGH THE MONTH OF OCTOBER. ALSO ON DISPLAY IS BOBBY REYNOLD'S FAMOUS TWO-HEADED GOOSE ON LOAN FROM THE CIRCUS EMPORIUM, DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS UNIQUE DISPLAY OF THE ODD AND UNUSUAL! THE LITTLE SHOP OF HERS, 416 2ND STREET, EUREKA, CALIFORNIA 95501.




JUNE 2-3, 2012: THE 36TH ANNUAL SUMMER ARTS AND MUSIC FESTIVAL. I DUSTED OFF THE BABY BUGGY TO ONCE AGAIN BECOME OCTO-MOM FOR THIS WONDERFUL YEARLY EVENT. OUT OF THE PRAM I SOLD BABY OCTOPI, PICKLED PIGLETS, AND MOUNTED INSECTS. PRESENTED BY THE MATEEL COMMUNITY CENTER AT THE BENBOW LAKE STATE REC AREA, BENBOW, CALIFORNIA. 


APRIL 22, 2012: CUT THROAT FREAK SHOW AT HUMBREWS. JOINED SOME OF THE BEST FREAKS IN THE COUNTRY TO SELL BABY OCTOPI AND PIGLETS IN JARS ALONGSIDE SHEA FREELOVE'S MUSEUM OF ODDITIES. HUMBREWS, 856 1OTH ST ARCATA.


DECEMBER 3, 2011-JANUARY 6,2012: HALF EMBALMED TAXIDERMY EXHIBITION. A SOLO SHOW OF SIMONE SMITH'S RECENT WORK. THE LITTLE SHOP OF HERS, 416 2ND STREET, EUREKA, CALIFORNIA 95501.


OCTOBER 3-OCTOBER 17, 2009: HUMBOLDT PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION. "BEEF CUTS" WAS FEATURED IN THE SHOW, "CANCELED FLIGHT" RECEIVED THE DIGITAL RUNNER UP AWARD, AND "TWIGS" WON THE JUDGE'S RECOGNITION AWARD. RAA GALLERY, 220 FIRST STREET, OLD TOWN EUREKA.


APRIL 14-MAY 7, 2009: COLLEGE OF THE REDWOODS 2009 STUDENT ART EXHIBITION."CANCELED FLIGHT" IS FEATURED IN THE SHOW AND RECEIVED THE DIGITAL ART AWARD. IT IS SIGNED, FRAMED, AND AVAILABLE FOR SALE THROUGH THE COLLEGE OF THE REDWOODS CREATIVE ARTS GALLERY. 


MARCH 2009: VERNAL EQUINOX. "TWIGS" AND "BEEF CUTS" ARE FEATURED IN THE SHOW, AND "BEEF CUTS" RECEIVED AN HONORABLE MENTION. BOTH PIECES ARE SIGNED AND AVAILABLE FOR SALE AT THE HAGOPIAN GALLERY, LOCATED ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF THE HUMBOLDT COUNTY LIBRARY. 1313 3RD STREET, EUREKA, CALIFORNIA.

MARCH 3, 2009-MARCH 28, 2009: DIGITAL DARKROOM. "CABARET CAVIAR" AND "CANCELED FLIGHT" ARE AVAILABLE FOR SALE AT THE HAGOPIAN GALLERY, LOCATED ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF THE HUMBOLDT COUNTY LIBRARY. 1313 3RD STREET, EUREKA, CALIFORNIA.

SEPTEMBER 2008-NOVEMBER 2008: JUNQUE ARTS. RECYCLED ART...CREATED FROM 100% RECYCLED MATERIALS. TWO NEW ASSEMBLAGE PIECES CAN BE SEEN AND BOUGHT AT THE MORRIS GRAVES MUSEUM OF ART IN EUREKA, CA. THE SHOW IS IN THE WILLIAM THOMPSON GALLERY THROUGH NOVEMBER 23, 2008. THE MUSEUM IS LOCATED AT 636 F STREET IN EUREKA.

SEPTEMBER 2008-NOVEMBER 2008:REVELATUM MINIATURA. ACCIDENT GALLERY'S ANNUAL, MOBILE MINIATURE ART, JURIED EXHIBITION. MY MIXED MEDIA PIECE "THE PICNIC" IS FEATURED IN THE SHOW AND PART OF A SILENT AUCTION. THE SHOW RUNS FROM SEPTEMBER 12TH THROUGH NOVEMBER 1ST AND CAN BE SEEN AT ACCIDENT GALLERY IN EUREKA, CA. ACCIDENT GALLERY IS LOCATED AT 210 C STREET IN OLD TOWN EUREKA.


APRIL 2008: COLLEGE OF THE REDWOODS STUDENT ART SHOW. DIGITAL ART AWARD FOR "THROUGH THE FIREPLACE." 


APRIL 2008: TAKE BACK THE NIGHT. POSTER DESIGN FEATURED AT THE EVENT.


APRIL 2008: ARTS ALIVE, OLD TOWN COFFEE AND CHOCOLATES. EUREKA PHOTOSHOP USER GROUP'S VERNAL EQUINOX COMPETITION.
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