Eugenia Loli is a modern vintage collage artist from the Bay Area. Austere: Why do you make art? EL: It’s my legacy. I won’t be having any children, so that’s what I’ll leave behind. “Bong for Kids” A: What do you think of your work? EL: It could be better. I have 800 collages so far [and] I like maybe 40 of them. “Rocky Start” “WormHole“ A: What’s your favorite piece or series you’ve ever done (if any)? EL: Three Minutes to Nirvana is my deepest work so far. [Read more about the series here]. “Rules & Regulations” (From Three Minutes to Nirvana) A: Who/what are you inspired by? EL: Surrealism masters of old, and from the new ones, Cur3es and David Delruelle. “A Couple of Sailors“ A: What (if anything) do you want your art to accomplish? EL: Make people think a bit. “Multifaceted“ A: What would you choose for your last meal? EL: A whole lamb roasted on the spit, on top of fire (traditional Easter meal in Greece), filled with lots of mint. The ribs are to die for. And I probably would, since that would be my last meal. “Tourist Attraction“ A: Is there anything else you’d like to add? EL: I need to sleep more… “Heart on the Rocks“ To view more of Loli’s work, visit her site: www.eugenialoli.com/. She also has prints to purchase here.