Born in San Diego, California; Lives in Oakland, California.

 

Tell often uses the nature of multiplicity in a sculptural format as well as printmaking and artist books, working in both 2-D and 3-D formats to convey her messages. She is inspired by banal or utilitarian objects like hardware store items; while common, they conjure a dark and menacing narrative potential. Another narrative layer is her use of text or implied language, which emerges from personal, often absurd and darkly humorous corners of her anecdotal history.

 

Background image: Grad school studio floor.