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Meet the 2015 Six in Studio Curator:
Arabella is an artist, author, and co-founder of the indie label Elephant Stone Records. Her loose narrative themes revolve around a fascination with punk rock, aristocracy, Renaissance fashions, aging socialites, gothic divas, and medical history. She attended Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA before receiving her BFA from California Institute of the Arts, and has participated in solo and group exhibitions throughout North America, Europe, parts of the Middle East, and Australia.
Her book The National Portrait Gallery of Kessa: The Art of Arabella Proffer was published in 2011 by Cooperative Press, and she has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Plain Dealer, Juxtapoz Magazine, SF Weekly, CinWeekly, Cincinnati Magazine, Scene Magazine, The LA TImes, The Dallas Arts Review, Living Proof, GOOD Magazine,The Harvard Gazette, Snob, and more.
Born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, she has taken up residence in many cities including Laguna Beach, Los Angeles, and Boston. She and her husband live on the shores of Lake Erie in Cleveland, Ohio where she works out of a studio in a 100 year-old former car factory.