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September Member Interview: Christine Candora-Hickey

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Christine Candora-Hickey

Photo Album:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/inkyalchemy/











1. What inspires you to create?
A lot of my inspiration comes when I least expect it and in the most unexpected ways. I dream up a lot of projects during my long commute to work.
Maybe it's the fact that I'm half-asleep, but ideas seem to just come to me during that time. Otherwise, I get sparks from magazines (not just art-related ones), books, songs, the NC Museum of Art, long walks, and people watching.

2. When did you decide to pursue art or did art pursue you?
I really believe that art pursued me. I learned to crochet in when I was 8 so that I could make booties for my, and my friends', Cabbage Patch Kids. I learned how to make simple bound books in high school to make cool photo albums for friends. Throughout my life, I have always done something creative. In my adult life, I became interested in rubber stamping which led to mixed media which has now lead to photography. Who knows where a…