I had a list of things I’d like to get from before I moved to San Francisco (2002), I just found the 3″x5″ card, and here’s what was on it…
1. Technics 1200’s and mixer
amp and speakers (found the speakers on the street, amp was gift, and I bought a Numark tt1650)
Midi Controller / synth (Oxygen2 controller)
Midi interface / sound card (imic works great)
Ink Jet Printer capable of large paper (Tektronix can print 11×17 wax prints)
Max Ram 3x512mb (1.25gb ram in desktop)
Titanium apple computer 677 mhz 40gbhd (12″ Aluminum Powerbook May 2004)
Subaru WRX or 2.5 RS coupe (Zipcar member since 2004)
Snowboard (got snowskate in 2003)
Digital Camera (Rebel XT Summer 2006)
Action Sampler + panoramic camera (gift from Fiid and Susan 2005)
I have succeeded in every one of these categories except I have no need for a car anymore because of my bike and car sharing…
Published by Pete Ippel
Pete Ippel, the son of a dancer and a musician, was born in Oak Park, Illinois and has been surrounded by the arts since birth. He moved to Morris, Illinois in 1989 and started to participate in athletics rather than dance. After high school, Pete attended Cornell University where he received a BA in psychology and a BFA in photo / digital art making. He continued to follow his sporting dreams in the high jump, which culminated in a school record leap of 7 feet 1/2 inch in 2001.
In May 2004 he attained an MFA degree in the New Genres department of the San Francisco Art Institute. Presently Pete is a practicing artist whose work is in numerous private collections and has been exhibited in New York, California, and internationally.
Mr. Ippel resides in Working Artists Ventura, a sustainable artist community in southern California. In addition, he teaches art, is a web developer, an active blogger, and still high jumps from time to time.
As a passionate problem solver and a pragmatic optimist, Pete’s art and his life are full of exciting challenges.
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