Artsmutt, aka Alex Cipolle (née Notman), is an arts and culture journalist, editor, and illustrator living in the Pacific Northwest. Her work has appeared in Hyperallergic, A Beautiful Perspective, Frommer’s, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, The Oregonian, The Register-Guard, Oregon Quarterly, Eugene Magazine, and Eugene Weekly

“Artsmutt” pays homage to the pseudonym “R. Mutt” of artist Marcel Duchamp — a reminder to always examine the absurd, the curious, the outsider’s view.

Artsmutt at the original Washington Monument in Baltimore.

Artsmutt at the original Washington Monument in Baltimore.

For freelance assignments, story tips and other inquiries, contact avcipolle(at)gmail.com. Follow @artsmutt on Instagram, and Twitter.