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Cat Raynor is a visual artist and big personality living in New York City.  A graduate of Kenyon College and New York Native, Cat quests to find art in the everyday, finding inspiration in the world around her.  A material artist and painter, Cat's work focuses on the transformation of the mundane.  Whether through rotting food or household products destined to be human waste, Cat looks to transcend conceptions of material through paint and installation.  She is greatly influenced by the miraculous human body and its mysterious functionality as well as beauty.  Currently, her biggest inspirations are her fellow subway commuters and culturally rich neighborhood of Chinatown.