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Published on March 27th, 2012 | by TLV News


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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The Local Voice is a bimonthly entertainment guide and newspaper based in Oxford, Mississippi, covering and distributed in North Central Mississippi, including Oxford, Ole Miss, Taylor, Abbeville, Water Valley, Lafayette County, Yalobusha County, and parts of Panola County, Marshall County, and Tupelo . The Local Voice is distributed free to over 255 locations in North Mississippi and also available as a full color PDF download worldwide on the internet.

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