WOMAN MAN BOY GIRL Works by Gina Tuzzi at Stripe MEN

Gina Tuzzi was born and raised in Santa Cruz, California. On the day she was born, Mark Richards was the world champion of surfing and Jack and Diane was the number one song on the radio. Gina lives and works in Arcata, California.  




Works on paper by Gina Tuzzi

I experienced my first heart quakes of love for Prince and David Bowie when I was 7 years old. They’re arrival in my pop music super-fan soul was impactful, like a genderless purple and orange supernova, powerfully loaded with sparkle, story and curious eroticism.  They are my patron saints of honest creative integrity and have soundtracked many inspirations throughout my pursuance of a life dedicated to art. I will miss their reflections on our human existence and vow to celebrate their legacy for all my days. 

“I’m not a woman

I’m not a man

I am something that you’ll never understand.”


“You’ve got your mother in a whirl,

she’s not sure if you’re a boy or a girl.”

Join us Friday June 3rd from 5-9 pm to enjoy cocktails and art at Stripe MEN. 

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