born in washington, d.c. - october 19th, 1988.
grew up in potomac, maryland.
childhood love of drawing, storytelling, and all things japanese.
began studying japanese language summer before freshman year of high school.
self-published first graphic novel during high school.
currently undergrad at new york university, gallatin school of individualized study. concentration related to (1) japanese language and culture, (2) identity, self, and otherness, and (3) storytelling.
began pursing interest in photography summer 2009.
interested in screenwriting, storyboarding, and cinematography.
please visit my other deviant art account, "pomegranate-jam," for drawings and illustrations ([link]
Geri E. Gallas
c/o CIEE Study Center
Building 11, Room 108
7-1 Kioi-cho, Chiyoda-ku
Current Residence: kansas city, missouri -- tokyo, japan (starting september 15th, 2009)
Favourite genre of music: j-rock, classic punk, opera/classical
Favourite style of art: abstract, surreal
Favourite cartoon character: courage the cowardly dog