Aimee MacCormac is known for her wax-carved jewelry cast in luscious metals with gems, eye-popping colorful beaded jewels, ceramic or glass sculpture and functional art. And her wild Rapunzel-esque locks.

where did you grow up?

In the “New”s: New Orleans, New Jersey, New York City.

are you a social person?

For sure, with fluctuating waves of extroversion/introversion. I relish a meaningful tète-a-tète the most.

describe your sense of style

Colorful—from comfy bohemian to edgy urban chic to ultra feminine, all with a who-gives-a-crap-if-it’s-in-fashion attitude.

tell me your favorite thing about New York City

The choices, the anonymity, the ambition, the brilliance.

what do you do to unwind?

Dream, sleep, chase the wind, walk like a speed demon ‘til I’m knocked out.

what’s your favorite thing to do at a party?

Laugh like crazy.

your cocktail of choice?

Fresh lime juice Margarita with salty rim.

name the goal you’d like to accomplish over the next year

Take my jewelry business from private commission to retail, via my website and other retailers.