Caroline Foster: Featured Artist-August 2011


© Caroline Foster

“I wish art defined me. I was born in Rawlins, WY and moved to Portage, WI. I attend the University of Minnesota at the Twin cites and remain here at the age of 25. None of this defines me either. “

Caroline’s Website:

Q. 5 words that best describe your artwork.

“Words used by others to describe my work: ambiguous, theraputic, dark, surreal and unsigned.”


Q. Influences/ Inspiration (friends, family, other artists)

“I am influences range from landscapes of empty beer bottles scattered with trash and cigerette butts to an old drunk gulfer at a bar with a glow necklace like a crown to a family of leeches dancing between my toes.”


Q. Describe a perfect day.

“Eat, drink, sex, eat, drink, sex, eat, drink, art, sex.”


Q. If you could time travel or teleport, which one and why?

“I have no car and biking gets tiresome: teleportation.”


Q. If you had a billion dollars would you make it rain?

“A billion dollars is not enough money for the research and development of a rain machine.”


Q. Do you think female body builders are sexy?

“I don’t find body builders sexy, regardless of gender. Why do you ask?”


Q. What music influences you the most?

“The Trendy Trendy Space Vegans. They rehearse in my basement; there is no escape.”


Q. What is the meaning of life?

“Life is circular, one dies and in so doing will decompose to create life anew. Be a good person and all that, but it is most crucial that your corpse is not pumped full of hazardous chemicals… a practically impossible feat for us all.”


Q. If you could go out to dinner with anyone, alive or dead, who would it be and why?

“I enjoy dining across from someone who has a healthy appetite, like Jeffrey Dahmer or Michele Bachmann.”


Q. What’s your hidden talent?

“If I told you, it wouldn’t be hidden.”


Q. Who is your favorite artist at the moment?

“I am enjoying the work of Scott Ray; he is humble and fantastic at the same time.”


Q. What do you love most about being an artist?

“It’s the best excuse for my lifestyle.”


Q. Any last words?

“Not yet.”

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