• Sam Steward’s fascinating life as a shapeshifter linked many disparate worlds: literature, sexual research, academia and tattoo art.  For this iteration of Homo File I’ve taken a dive into researching Steward’s life as a tattoo artist. In this world he went by the name Phil Sparrow. I recently read his fascinating and really well written […]

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  • Happy Fall. Inspiration abounds. I have exciting news for the immediate and not-so-distant future. First, it is my great honor to announce that I have been selected by the de Young Museum as one of their Artist Fellows for 2012. I am beyond thrilled to have my work recognized, respected and supported in this way. […]

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  • SF Pride Season is upon us, and so far the week has been glorious. I must say, over the past couple of years, my cynicism about this event has been tempered, by, well, PRIDE — in all of my friends and fellow San Francisco citizens, and all of their brave and beautiful endeavors. Let’s celebrate! […]

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  • The Consummate Conversationalist: An Interview with Monique Jenkinson BY KEGAN MARLING Originally published in the April 2011 issue of In Dance, a monthly magazine published by Dancers’ Group Conversation comes easy to Monique Jenkinson. We sat down together for dinner at her home in the Mission to talk about her work‚ and nearly four laughter-filled […]

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  • Dear Friends. Spring is finally here, and with it a lot of new and exciting projects to share. I see visons of goddesses, gardens, faerie stories and flowergories… Join me at noon this Friday, April 1, at City Hall as I premiere a brand new, work in Dancers’ Group’s Rotunda Dance Series. With a costume […]

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  • Don’t miss my Goldie-winning, back-by-popular demand, one-woman show, Faux Real! Fresh from a smashing stint in London, Faux Real returns to the Climate Theater (in their temporary home at TJT – please note the venue change). 8 more shows I can’t wait to see all of you there. Faux Real with Fauxnique at the Climate […]

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  • Monique Jenkinson & the Climate Theater Present Faux Real with Fauxnique Fresh from a smashing stint in London, Faux Real returns to the Climate Theater (in their temporary home at TJT – please note the venue change)! For those of you who missed it before, here’s your chance: twelve shows! For those of you who […]

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  • Dear Friends, I am so very pleased to announce that my solo show Faux Real with Fauxnique is running in London! We play two dates as part of the Hot August Fringe Festival at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern August 16 & 20. If you are in London or know people who are, send them to […]

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