Mike Bell

 

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

 

Born 1960 in Atlantic City, NJ... Currently live in Northfield, NJ

 

 

2) What initially drew you to drawing pretty pictures

 

Have always drawn for as long as I remember... First real memory of a drawing that I did was a Frankenstien mask in kindergarten... I am still drawing Frankenstien!

 

 

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

 

No faves... Always loved the art on skateboards... THAT was the big hook for me. Always edgy, cool and wild art.

 

 

4) Who is your favorite artist, living or dead?

 

I have a couple... Drew Struzan, Glenn Barr and Tara McPherson

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

 

Listening to music in my hammock with a glass of tequila.

 

 

6) Who are your biggest influences

 

Pop culture icons, Rat Fink, Mad Magazine, pinup art, classic movie monsters, Sci Fi movies, punk rock and 70's cartoons.

 

 

7) What mediums do you enjoy working in?

 

acrylic on canvas or wood.

 

 

8) Anything else you want to tell?

 

Stoked to be a part of this show... for more art, prints and schwag... go to belldogstudio.com