I’ve been drawing, painting and carving since I was little. And I got my BFA in printmaking. But professionally I started doing commission and design work during the time I worked in a tattoo shop. Being connected to the tattoo world and with the rise of instagram helped me get noticed and connected with clients and other
Split between two, but there are so many. The first is a one color yellow stegosaurus on a green shirt that I had when I was five. (I think it was from the carnegie museum) The second is the In Utero Nirvana shirt. I wore that shirt till is was a rag.
All types of folk art, animals, comics, tattoos, and what other artists are making. Talking or being in the company of other people making art of any kind always energizes me to make new work.
Pusheen. Everytime I see Pusheen, I wish I could make something that perfectly cute.
I’d love to work on something for David Byrne or Trixie Mattel.