Favorite meal to cook?
Asian rice and veggie bowl with peanut sauce.
Do you follow along with your horoscope?
Nope, but I am fascinated by the zodiac.
All-time favorite 80s song to jam to?
Anything by Madonna.
Do you read the book or watch the movie first?
What's the kindest thing someone's ever said to you?
People tell me a lot that I inspire them. That never gets old.
Best summer day you can remember? What made it so good?
Last summer on my friend Bridget’s boat on the big river here in Portland. It was gorgeous weather (warm and sunny), I was with some of my closest friends, we had delicious food and drink and then we came in as the sun set.
Last time you laughed so hard you cried?
Watching a YouTube video of a dog doing something silly last week.
What celebrity would you have dinner with? Why?
Ellen Degeneres. She is an idol to me – in being herself, her creative energy, her humor and her loving heart.
Favorite memory of 2017?
Going to Sweden with my wife in July. It was a magical trip!
Thing you're most looking forward to in 2018?
I have a solo show here in Portland, my home city, in August. I am so excited to be showing at this gallery.
Main photo credit: Chris Dibble
And check out her full-length interview here.