Lizzy House

Name: Elizabeth House
Website/shop: www.lizzyhouse.com ; lizzyhouse.etsy.com
Location: Texas, USA

1. If I wasn’t an artist I would be a geologist or a dramaturg.
Nerd to the max!

2. My worst habit is not doing the dishes.

3. I am in love with ribbon, and Samurai Jack.

4. Who/what inspires you?
Planning parties inspires me.

5. What is your biggest accomplishment to date?
I graduate from college with a BFA in Printmaking this week!! Woo!

6. What is your biggest fear?
My biggest fear is not feeling safe.

7. If you could have superpowers, what would it be?
If I had a super power it would probably be to stop time, get a bunch of work done and then starting things back up again. But I would probably forget to start it again and just go on… there would have to be some kind of fail safe thing…

Susan Schwake

Name: Susan Schwake
Website/shop: www.susanschwake.com ; www.artesprit.etsy.com
Location: New Hampshire, USA

1. If I wasn’t an artist I would be a scientist.

2. My worst habit is writing too many lists.

3. I am in love with my husband.

4. Who/what inspires you?
The natural world, books and people.

5. What is your biggest accomplishment to date?
Well, it would have to be my children. they are turning out pretty darn well. but secondly, our gallery – it’s like another child, and well, i guess I am a pretty proud parent.

6. What is your biggest fear?
Our government.

7. If you could have superpowers, what would it be?
Something which would end hate in the world. You know, zapping people with hateful thoughts with big fluffy doses of love and understanding.

Your Secret Admiral

Name: Your Secret Admiral (aka Julie S. Schneider)
Website/shop: yoursecretadmiral.com & yoursecretadmiral.etsy.com
Location: Brooklyn, NY

1. If I wasn’t an artist I would be a deep sea diver.

2. My worst habit is over-committing myself.

3. I am in love with homemade meals, handmade goods, long walks, bike rides, spontaneous adventures, my friends, and my family.

4. Who/what inspires you?
The extraordinary, the unexpected, the secret, the banal, the mysterious, the compassionate, the ordinary, and the commonplace.

5. What is your biggest accomplishment to date?
I scored 302 points on one word in Scrabble one time.

6. What is your biggest fear?
Having food stuck in my teeth in social situations.

7. If you could have superpowers, what would it be?
The ability to tele-transport.