Nicole Galarneau

 

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

 

Born & raised in the Amazing city of Portland Oregon, within the U.S.

Currently residing in the southeast area of PDX. 

 

 

What initially drew you to drawing pretty pictures?

 

Since I can remember I've had a pencil or pen in my hand.. Always been drawn to visual artist and forms of different medians.

 

 

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

 

Favorite skater was my old neighbor Chuck when I was a kid, he gave me my first "real" board when I was 11, (element) not those Walmart boards you get when your about 8 or some shit.

 

 

 

Who is your favorite artist, living or dead?

 

Around the same time I was opening my eyes to surrealism, MC Escher, Salvador Dali. Both of them played curial parts in becoming an artist of many medians.

 

 

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

 

When I'm not doing paintings and the occasional crafting, I tattoo full time at "Bless This Mess Tattoo" off 81st Stark

 

 

Who are your biggest influences?

 

Some of the more inspirational people to me are Alan watts, Alex grey, Jeremy fish, Alex pardee, Mucha, Henry pryko, and HR Giger, may he rest in piece.

 

 

What mediums do you enjoy working in?

 

Varies on the piece, lately acrylic,watercolor, deco paint pens, etc~