Published on March 27th, 2012 | by TLV News1
Local Artist Lowdown: Kym Miller
Name: Kym Miller
Age, Astrological Sign: Twenty-eight-year-old Virgo
Favorite Muppet: Animal
Favorite Quotation: “Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.” –Dorothy Parker
Hometown: Jackson, Mississippi
How long have you lived in Oxford? Ten years
Artistic Style: Body & Modern Art
Favorite Medium: Ink on skin, mixed media on paper, and cast metals (any type!)
Favorite Artistic Tool or Implement: MIG Welder
Art Education: BFA with Emphasis in Sculpture, University of Mississippi
Where do you get your ideas & inspiration? Life: My own personal experiences an questions, and other happenings.
Favorite project you’ve completed: A seven-foot-tall figural welded sheet steel sculpture.
Can we see any of your art on display? Only in Private Collections.
Three ideas you’d like to explore in your art: I’d like to get back into Glassblowing, to explore the adaptation of some of my 2D works into cast metal sculptures, and more tattooed pig skin installations!
Favorite Artists: Kandinsky, Arnoldo Pomodoro, Brandon Bond.
Favorite Bands: The Pixies, The Ramones, and Amanda Palmer.
Favorite Books/Authors: Neil Gaiman (American Gods) and Dorothy Parker (This Thing Called Love).
What do you love about Oxford, and what do you wish you could change? Oh, I dunno… that this town is great enough to keep so many of us from leaving but not large enough to keep us all going forever!
(from TLV #152 :: http://www.thelocalvoice.net/LocalVoice-PDFs/TLV-152-web.pdf)
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