Hayley Blatte is a visual artist born and raised in New York City. She graduated from CalARTS in 2008 where she received her BFA in Fine Art. She has since worked in the fashion industry at companies including Ralph Lauren, Victoria's Secret, Eileen Fisher, and Marc by Marc Jacobs, as an assistant designer under the direction of Susanne Deekan and Venetia Scott.  In 2012 she began assisting performance artist Narcissister on various projects including Narcissister Is You, and The Organ Player, which was awarded a Creative Capital Grant in 2015. In April 2016 Hayley and partners Monica Yi and Justin Shock opened Troll Hole, a collectively owned and operated feminist bookstore and adult gift shop in Brooklyn, NY. Hayley is currently working on an illustrated astrology series to be published by GenderFail, Summer 2016.