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Work
  • ManagerDecember 19, 2017 to presentPort Angeles, Washington
    Painting drawing illustration jewelry making welding
  • ReceptionistJanuary 2014 to February 2016Olympia, Washington
Current City and Hometown
About Apryl
  • I love to travel. I spent my junior year of high school on a yearlong rotary exchange to the Czech Republic, and went back to visit seven years later. I have traveled all over Europe. I've been on several road trips in the western United States, once from Washington to Mexico. I've ridden the ferry to Victoria B.C. many times. I spent a week in New York and two in Kauai the following year. I also love to paint and draw. I have held three art shows. I have sold about five works, several cards and prints. I also used to drive a 1973 VW transporter which had a rainbow, dragon and lion I painted on it.

    I worked as a graphic artist at a print shop in Port Angeles for four years. I continue to do graphics independently to this day. Logo design is my favorite. Before that, I worked as a waitress at Granny’s Café serving up delicious breakfasts, burgers, milkshakes and ice cream to travelers on Highway 101. Most recently, I studied welding metal at Peninsula College. I received four certifications. Then I worked as an assistant to a local recycled metal sculptor for a short time.

    I have a miniature Australian shepherd named Quarry and a cat named Rupert. I love hiking and going to parks with my dog, so if anyone knows any good parks or trails let me know!
Favorite Quotes
  • "Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." Mahatma Gandhi

    "Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened." Dr. Seuse

    "Art is the sex of the imagination." George Jean Nathan

    "No destruction, no construction," Cai Guo-Qiang

    "God is a comedian playing to an audience who is afraid to laugh." Voltaire

    "When life gives you lemons, YOU EAT THEM!!!" Friend

    “Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing.
    And even if you don’t come up with a picture to cure world poverty you can make someone smile while they're having a piss.”
    — Banksy (Banging Your Head Against a Brick Wall)

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