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January 16, 1982 |
|Education and employment|
|High school||Lake Washington HS|
|College||The Yamasa Institute|
|University||W. Wash. University|
|Blog||A Bad Ho-mance (fashion blog)|
Kristin Wenzel is 35, born and raised in Seattle, Washington, but spent several years living and working in San Francisco, CA. She is a graduate of Lake Washington High School, after which she attended Western Washington University and The Yamasa Institute. She resides in Seattle, Washington with her cat Fëanor (whose namesake is Fëanor, a principal character in The Silmarillion).
Kristin is currently a professional freelance Information Technology professional and graphic designer. She also has 10 years of experience as a barista, and was a participant in the 2004 Northwest Barista Competition and 2004 Seattle Barista Jam, which were aired on Food Network.
She became the principal web designer, graphic & multimedia director, and administrator of the official website of well known synthpop band Information Society in 2006, and is a frequent contributor to the Information Society (band) page on Wikipedia. Additionally, she is occasionally responsible for filming videos of live performances and has directed a unofficial music video for the 2007 single "I Like the Way You Werk It."
Kristin is a several-year attendee of Burning Man and is involved with the Death Guild Thunderdome theme camp which features a post-apocalyptic "Mad Max" style motif featuring the popular Thunderdome (a metal geodesic dome in which people may engage in simulated sparring matches) is a main attraction, which draws the attention of many Burning Man participants.
She is also an avid player of the MMORPG video game "Lord of the Rings Online", a student of circus arts (aerial hoop) and a fan of MotoGP. In addition to her work with Information Society, she co-maintains a fashion and cosmetics blog, a Lord of the Rings Online blog, and two personal websites.