Bio and Business Info

Vas’s writing, opinion, performance work, and art have been mentioned or have appeared in the following websites:

Blogstronomy, ComixTALK, MelissaDinwiddie.com, Continually Growing With Emily Rose, Dangerous Lee, Keep Your Panties Up and Your Skirt Down, Customer Love, Cow.Net, Artery 2010, Patrick’s Cabaret blog, LOL/OMG, Soap Factory Gallery 4, Naughty Curry, Menstrual Monday, The Multiracial Activist, Disinformation, Rock Sellout, Dangerous Lee Radio Show, Liberty Cap Talk Live, Comic Art Gallery, Slam on the Plains (the first live poetry slam in North Dakota history to be webcast,)  and others. Additionally Vas has appeared in numerous websites as part of the Velvet Rasputin collective.

Traditional media mentions and appearances

The Washington Post, The San Juan Star, WKAQ, WCCO, KARE, Minneapolis Star Tribune, The Fargo Forum, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Shopping News, The St. Cloud Times, Pioneer Press, numerous radio stations in the Fargo-Moorhead area, Pauta, City Pages, USA Today, Koran Tempo, The Southwest MN Independent, several calendars, and many other outlets.

Other Features: David Allio, High Society Glamour, PuertoRicans.com, True Queens (True Queens Best Personality Award Winner,) TopNetModels.com (Vas reached rank of 3 in 2000, also earned “Ms. Internet World 2001 Ethnic Beauty Special Award Winner” and “Ms. Internet World 2002 Tribute Award”), Net Models United (Senior Board of Directors,) Eco-Model (Featured Model August 1999,) Alien & Fantasy Network, Michelle 7 (link contains nudity in an artistic context,) Incubus Choice and more. Vas has also had additional features as part of the Velvet Rasputin Collective.

Other Interesting Tidbits

  • Vas started drawing at age one, but was unable to speak until age six.
  • Vas enjoys working as an all-around historian with a special affection fall of the Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia. Often times, Vas turns zir findings into comics.
  • Vas is a retired reverend.
  • Instead of watching television, Vas prefers spending any free time making collages, doing research, reading, gardening, volunteering in ministry and spending time in nature.