100 Creatives

40: Carrie Marill

40: Carrie Marill

Carrie Marill was born in San Francisco in the late '70s. She was raised by a gun-toting dentist who, in the evenings, enjoyed doing doughnuts in a red 1982 Toyota Supra in his front yard. In 1994, she accidentally hit a bear in Yosemite Valley. In 2004, she was kidnapped by a handsome farmer and taken to Surprise! Arizona where she fell in love with farming and the previously mentioned farmer.

Read more about Marill and her paintings of after the jump ...

1. Name five things on your inspiration wall (real or imagined)
- Folk Art
- Trees
- Icebergs
- Red Headed Park Rangers
- A bumper sticker that says "Who Would Jesus Bomb?"

2. What was your last big project?
"The Splendid Table" a series where I painted all the animals I had ever eaten, in an effort to guilt myself into not eating them (it didn't work).

3. What's your next big project?

It's a secret, if I told you I'd have to do it.

4. Why do you do what you do?

It was the one thing that kept my attention in school and it's the best way I can continue learning more about the world.

5. What's something you want Phoenix to know about you (and if you're
game, what's something you don't want Phoenix to know about you)?

I escape Phoenix in the summer (I'm sorry). I can't take it, the heat makes me a Grumpelstiltskin.

The Creatives, so far:

100. Fausto Fernandez
99. Brian Boner
98. Carol Panaro-Smith
97. Jane Reddin
96. Adam Dumper
95. Mayme Kratz
94. Daniel Tantalean
93. Yuri Artibise
92. Lisa Starry
91. Paul Hoeprich
90. Betsy Schneider
89. Mary Shindell
88: Gabriel Utasi
87: Tiffany Egbert
86. Angela Cazel Jahn
85. Dayvid LeMmon
84. Beatrice Moore
83. Michelle J. Martinez
82. Carrie Bloomston
81. Paul Porter
80. Rachel Bess
79. Karolina Sussland
78. Aaron Abbott
77. Mary Lucking
76. Erin Sotak
75. Greg Esser
74. Matthew Mosher
73. Mark Klett
72. Tony Carrillo
71. Paul Morris
70. Joe Pagac
69. Alison King
68. JJ Horner
67. Kim Porter
66. Marco Rosichelli
65. Heather Hales
64. Amy Lamp
63. Kevin Vaughan-Brubaker
62. Lindy Drew

61. Robbie Pfeffer
60. Neil Borowicz

59. Lynn Fisher

58. Tanner Woodford

57. David Tinapple
56. Casebeer

55. Tom Leveen

54. Patti Parsons

53. Tedd McDonah

52. Mike Maas
51. Chris Todd

50. Monica Aissa Martinez

49. Stefan Shepherd

48. Jenny Poon

47. Matt Moore

46. Andrea Hanley

45. Julie Hampton

44. Ted Decker

43. Saskia Jorda

42. Michael Bergfalk

41. Scott Baxter

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