WHO: Meryl Smith
WHAT SHE DOES: Sculpture
RECENTLY: A bunch of her stunning rat sculptures were featured in I'm Here, a short film by Spike Jonze.
DOWN TO THE WIRE: The native New Yorker was introduced to wire mesh about 12 years ago. "Since then, most of my ideas felt best expressed three dimensionally."
THE RESULT: There's a mischievous playfulness to her work, but it tends to come with an eerie dose of gravitas -- like her sculpture "Excessory Baggage," which is a cross between a small dog and a Louis Vuitton handbag.
WHAT SHE WEARS: A handmade vintage dress.
MAKEUP: Margina Dennis for Yaby Cosmetics
HAIR: Monet Moon for Morrocan Oil

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