Oggy Wolf

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Punk Rock Oggy in punk related gear and patches. Artist: OggyWolf
Oggywolf - April 2010.
Oggywolf as herself - August 2009.

Oggy Wolf, also known as Octavia Wolfe,[1] is a furry artist from Anaheim, California, USA Her fursona is a hybrid white Mackenzie Valley Wolf, leucistic raven that dyes her fur to take on various patterns and colors. The most common style is orca-patterned black and white fur. Her mother being a giraffe, Oggy's only giraffe like features are a very long purple tongue and one other that can appear when in her herm form. Oggy's species is said to be a Valravn , which is a Danish word used to describe a half wolf and half raven beast.

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Biography

Growing up in Orange County and San Bernardino County, Oggy won her first art award at the age of 6.[2] Competing in a logo design contest for Blockbuster Video, she won the national challenge. Her design was used in an ad campaign for Blockbuster the following year. At the age of 13, Oggy won Best of Show and Best in State for her watercolor and pencil work. Having completed four years at a private art college, Oggy returned to school to further her education. She currently is a freelance for hire artist and student of Art History and Cultural Anthropology with a background in Media Arts and Animation. Oggy has designed logos for the Walt Disney Company, private businesses and dabbled in industry work.

Oggy's first appearances were at parties held by Tess The Red Pony in Garden Grove, California. Oggy has said that she found the fandom because of the Gargoyles and Anime fandoms, as well as an ex who thought she should, "Check out the furries, because they sound like something (Oggy would) like."

Conventions and Fur Meets

She has attended Califur from Califur 0 to Califur 10, Further Confusion 2008 to Further Confusion 2011, displaying and selling her work in the art shows. She is also on staff for Califur as part of the Media Arts and Artist Relation Specialist team and Secretary to both the Chairwoman and Co-Chair. Oggy can be found at various conventions, including Anime Expo, Blizzcon and various Comic Cons.

Oggy Wolf attends house parties at the Prancing Skiltaire on occasion and can also be found at the SoCalFur FurBQ each year.

Gaming

Oggy can be found within the game Second Life as Oggy Wolf, where she is an admin for the sims Wolf Valley and Meeting Island. She also plays World of Warcraft.

References

  1. Oggy is mentioned as "Octavia Wolfe" in this report on her friend Stalking Cat passing away.
  2. Oggy's articles showing her awards as a child.

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