THE SPINSTER is an office worker who lives to draw in the classical style. She is obsessed with the Mannerist painter, Jacopo Pontormo. ‘Pontormo’s Diary’ is the only thing she has on her IPod. She lives alone with art supplies and rolls and rolls of paper. She mostly eats eggs & salad, just like her spiritual mentor, Pontormo.
Under the professional name of “Nena St. Louis,” Sylvia Toy had professional representation as a sculptor & painter from 1985-2010.