Gina is a Survivor in all capital letters. After being sober for many years, as well as recovering from a host of other addictions, she found herself ready to move on from being a victim of life to being a designer of one. She is a recovering southerner who found her true home among the many shapes and sizes of the creatures of Manhattan with her daughter, Savannah, and her quirky husband, Martin. Part of her journey is to give back to others who struggle down the same paths that she has, resulting in an upcoming memoir. As a constant student, she attends a very fulfilling writing workshop on Thursday evenings in the East Village. She has a BFA in fine art, with an emphasis in photography. Since closing shop on her photography business, you can find her roaming the streets of New York City stealing shots of her fellow citizens.