Colin Kolker


Where were you born? Year, Country, State. Where do you live currently?


Born in Newport Beach california, now living just outside of Denver Colorado, for most of my life



What initially drew you to drawing pretty pictures?


Probably because it's just wonderful.  Can't get mad if your drawing pretty pictures!


Who is your favorite skateboarder, living or dead? Any ties to skateboarding?


I was never a huge skater kid, but I was always a fan Bob Burnquist, more recently especially because skating off a ramp into the Grand Canyon and turning it into a BASE jump is just wonderful.



Who is your favorite artist, living or dead?


I'm a tattoo artist, so most artists I look up to are also tattooers, Jesse smith, Timmy B, Teresa Sharpe, and everyone I've ever been able to work next to.  So many wonderful people out there.


When you're not creating amazing works of art, what do you enjoy doing?


Fun things that make people smile typically.  Whether it's silly or just fun and happy lookin.



Who are your biggest influences?


Pretty much everyone in my favorite artist answer.



What mediums do you enjoy working in?


Tattoos, acrylic and water color, prisma markers, colored pencils



Anything else you want to tell?


Have a wife, 3 little beauty queens, Opened Chroma Collective Tattoo Co.  in February, just art and tattooing all the time and it's pretty wonderful and I'm able to work with the best people ever.  Skydiver and I'm pretty sure I just want to have fun and enjoy everything at least 100% of the time.