Skot and Theresa Olsen
What will you spend your $25 on? Probably some art from the gallery.
How long have you been visiting TATE’S? At least ten years.
How old are you? Together, we’re 76.
How do you make a living? Skot is an artist, Theresa has a job.
If you could do ANYTHING, how would you make a living? Skot would be an artist, Theresa would be a travel writer.
Do you have any pets? A black Chow Chow named Coco Bananas.
Do you have any tattoos? Skot has some, you’ll have to wrestle him to the ground and see for yourself.
What was you favorite toy as a child? — Now? Skot’s favorite toy was giant tinker toys and a wooden sword his grandfather made for him. Now, his favorite is his swimming pool.
Theresa’s favorite childhood toy was a neon green Big Wheel. Now, it’s a mountain bike.
What is your most bizarre childhood memory? Skot: I once fell through the ice in a frozen pond, and after struggling to escape and feeling very numb, I realized I could turn around and walk out.
Theresa: I once pushed this kid through the ice in a frozen pond.
What is the one thing that irritates you the most? Skot: Lack of skepticism Theresa: Lack of optimism
What is your favorite smell? Skot: The sea. Theresa: Freshly cut grass in the summer time.
What do you collect? Art
What are some of your hobbies? Travel, cooking and general laziness.
What is your Favorite Comic/Manga? Skot: Zap Theresa: Female Force
What is your Favorite Anime/Cartoon? Fantasia
What is your Most Favorite Movie?
Skot: Casablanca Theresa: The Wizard of Oz
What is your Favorite Bumper Sticker? Skot: I like when the “My child is an honor student…” bumper sticker is applied poorly, all wrinkled and crooked.
Theresa: Jees if you love Honkus
What is your Favorite T-Shirt? Skot: tuxedo t-shirt
Theresa: I agree, a tuxedo t-shirt is the way to go
What is your Dream Car? Skot: A car that turns into a submarine.
Theresa: A gold jeep on a lift kit with solid gold rims and vintage gucci interior
What superpowers do you wish you possessed? Skot: I’d like invulnerability and the power to make anyone poop themselves.
Theresa: I wish I could stop time.
If you could banish anyone into the sun, who would it be?
Skot: almost everyone.
Theresa: phonies and poseurs.
Which character on The Simpsons do you identify most with?
Skot: Disco Stu
Theresa: Ralph Wiggum
Most treasured possession? Skot: A painting my grandfather made of a woman bathing by a river, the first naked lady I ever saw.
Theresa: My loving home.
Do you have a homepage? www.skotolsen.com