“Hope” by Neamat Haidari.
Ariadne’s Notes: On February 1, at 1:30 PM PST, The World Poetry Cafe Radio welcomed the exciting Lipstick Artist, Natalie Irish to the show with her fascinating comments on how she began this time consuming and physically challenging art form. If anyone one has an interesting project that could include her, please contact her artist representative Joyce R. Wetzel, Artist Representative. Telephone/Fax No. 1-480-266-1028 · E-Mail Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org Natalie has a lot of projects on the go but is always interested in unique ones.
Natalie also spoke about living near Houston, Texas an d the way people all came together to deal with the devastating effects of the hurricane.
World Poetry Team : Ariadne Sawyer, MA, CC, Victor Swartzman , technical engineer, Sharon Rowe, Special Volunteer. Thanks to Osiris Muir, media: 15 minutes. E-poem by Nova Kerkeb , Music: Andrew Lions.
“Natalie Irish pioneered the painting technique of applying lipstick and kissing the canvas.
Since then, people are lining up to watch her “kiss the canvas” and create an original painting of Marilyn Monroe, Elvis, John Wayne or other Hollywood legends. Natalie is an internet and YouTube sensation. Her work has been featured on numerous website’s and publications world wide, including: Huffington Post, Yahoo, Time, Juxtapoz, Hi-Frutose, Glamour, Mirror UK and the Daily Mail UK. Her artwork can also be seen in the TV commercial for Magnum Ice Cream (Magnum Kisses), which was filmed in Budapest in October 2012. Natalie is also a spokesperson for Animas Heroes program (a Johnson & Johnson Company), as well as being the highlight of the Conan show on December 19, 2012, showcasing her original “Lip Art”painting of Conan O’Brien titled “Rockabilly Conan,” which hangs in the green room for celebrities to view. Natalie promoted Avon Brazil’s lipstick’s in São Paulo, Brazil and Avon Chile in Santiago by kissing the canvas and showcasing the latest lipstick colors. On October 3,2013, Natalie launched Urban Decay’s Revolution lipsticks with a live appearance at Sephora in Times Square, New York City, while showcasing eleven original lip paintings commissioned by Urban Decay. Most recently, Natalie appeared at the Arlanda Airport in Stockholm,
Sweden for the “duty free movement” event on Valentine’s Day and on March 21st, Natalie attended the Cirque du Soleil “One Drop” charity event in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she demonstrated her technique and her lip painting of Frank Sinatra titled “Chairman”was donated for the silent auction. Recently, she appeared at the MTV Video Music Awards Covergirl party in Hollywood, where she was commissioned to lip paint MTV’s logo of“Moonman.” In addition, Natalie just completed a lip painting for Fuji TV in Japan showcasing one of their popular celebrity host of a variety show, which a film crew traveled to her studio in Houston to film her in the process of painting the host. She has had recent solo exhibitions with Ectopic Works and has been featured at Scottsdale Arts and Houston Via Colori festivals.