Mia Zapata
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the chicken lady
janis joplin soul of punk
mia katherine zapata
lead vocalist of the seattle punk band, "the gits"
painter
artist of her own right
member of the "27 club"
murdered, raped, tied into a "cross" religious shape, & left on the street 2 blocks away from their studio in 1993 by a 
fisherman named jesus mezquia
only in 2003 her murderer was found and convicted

coffee, water color & gouche on a thick drawing paper

ref. pic.:
http://26.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lynccwt81p1qbs8sno1_500.jpg

(c) debi mendez
 
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