N.O.

BONZO

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

 

Originally from Boston, currently living in Portland, Oregon. Asold as my tongue, and slightly older than my teeth.

 

 

What initially drew you to drawing pretty pictures?

 

The ability to express complicated concepts into accessible structures.

 

 

Who is your favorite artist, living or dead?

 

Kathy Kollwitz, continual source of inspiration. One of the earlyGerman impressionists, she was labeled a "degenerate" by the Germanstate for her work concerning the poor and disenfranchised.

 

 

 

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

 

Being a mad scientist. I'm really obsessed with making my ownpaints, pigments, and inks. I'm currently focused on natural metalscreen printing inks from rust and oxidized copper.

 

 

Who are your biggest influences?

 

Comics and cartoons. Notably Grant Morrisson and Warren Ellis.

 

 

What mediums do you enjoy working in?

 

Handmade, cheap, or reappropriated are my favorites.

 

 

Anything else you want to tell?

 

Ladies for ladies, An increasingly homogenized and unpragmaticviewpoint of women is presented within our shared creative spaces andculture. Creating work outside of that fixed dialogue and the politicsof control are the only self defense mechanism to the brutality ofbeauty culture I've ever found.