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Zipporah Thompson was born and raised in Charlotte, NC, although now she lives and works in Athens, Georgia.  She received her BFA at the University of North Carolina Charlotte, and is currently working towards her MFA at the University of Georgia.  She is an avid collector and maker of things. Zipporah primarily works in mixed media sculpture, drawing, and installation.  Her work explores various concepts & ideas, including death, ritual, nature, animism, primitivism and spirituality.   Her practice borrows from other interests including anthropology, archaeology and taxidermy.