Favorite material to work with? Paper.
What is your medium? Found ephemera and old paper.
How many years as an artist? Since I was born.
Most important tool you use? My knife.
“Well its not looking good from up here” is available for sale for $2,000.00 and prints starting at $60.00
Where is your studio? At my home in Islington, London
What was the best advice given to you as an artist? Never give up.
Why do you make art? Because I have to.
Art school or self-taught? Art school.
Prefer to work with music or in silence? Music
iTunes, spotify, records? 6 music, or iTunes
Everyone has a vice. Care to call yourself out? Cheap chocolate and cheesy rom coms (oh that’s 2)
Favorite sound? silence
Cumbrian Bugs is available for sale for $4,500.00
Where can we find you outside the studio? I don’t get out much!
Who are your favorite writers? Murakami, Auster, Lessing.
What could you not do without? Time alone.
If you couldn’t be an artist, what would you do? I don’t know, being an artist isn’t really a choice
Day job? uggh.
Food or sleep? Right now sleep, but mostly food.
Greatest achievement? Getting this far.
Would you rather be able to make a living as an artist now or become famous after you die? NOW, nothing matters but the now.
Were you popular in high school? No, I was a geeky introvert.
What do you collect? Stuff.
Favorite contemporary artist? Robert Rauschenberg.
Which living or dead artist would you most like to meet? Louise Bourgeouis.
Every get hurt ‘on the job’? I stab my fingers on a daily basis.
Outsourcing or handmade? Always handmade.
Feelings on taxidermy? Love love love it.