Who Am I ?
1: Who am I?
I am 28-year-old fine artist and couture accessories designer, currently living in Brooklyn, NY.
2: What do you do and what project are you currently working on?
Currently, I am having a new website put together which should be complete by the end of this month. I’m also working on crazy couture pieces, dress/body jewelry, and bra pieces for clients! I will be opening a store in collaboration with Harriet’s Alter Ego (Harriet’s by Hikema), in Downtown Brooklyn, in a new green market set to open by August!
I have a solo fine art show, Reflections of the Future, open until July 30 at the Three Peas Art Lounge in Chicago. My work can be purchased a few ways:
Stores: Neda Boutique (Brooklyn), MoCADA Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (Brooklyn), Nicholas (Brooklyn), Annie Creamcreese, (Las Vegas)
3: Where are you from and where are you going?
4: Who is your biggest hero?
My biggest hero is my great grandmother. She went through a lot and was still able to maintain such an amazing spirit.
5: What book is your bible?
6: What are some things you love? And some things you hate?
I love: Marking art, my boyfriend, traveling, my family (of course), the macabre, baby animals!
Things I hate: Walking behind slow people, extreme arrogance, my ex, and the fact that I can’t speak more languages!
7: What is your raison d’être?
I’m here on this earth to make my art…to inspire others.
8: What is your favorite color?
Probably purple, but I love the whole rainbow!
9: Who is your favorite comic book superhero?
Jean Grey. I love that she becomes a Phoenix.
10: What is your favorite NYC hot spot?
Brooklyn Bowl! Dancing, bowling, and drinking! How could you go wrong?
11: What turns you on?
My sexy boyfriend! Food and confidence!
12: What would the last question of this questionnaire be if you were the one asking?
Q: What’s the weirdest job you’ve ever had?
A: A clown, for seven years!
Alicia Piller is a fine artist and couture accessories designer with her line Designs By Alicia P.
Questions by PMc Magazine
Edited by Meaghan Coffey
Photography by Lejla Sunje / Courtesy by Alicia Piller
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Alicia Piller, Chicago, 2011, Photography by Lejla Sunje / Courtesy by Alicia Piller