I'm a professional designer/illustrator living in Norfolk, Virginia, currently making artwork out of found objects. Seems like I go through creative periods that last around 10 years or so, during which I work fairly exclusively in one medium. First, it was pastels, then blockprinting, and now, this "junk" phase, which began around 2009.
What a fun conversation I had with my friend, the great illustrator, John Kascht, and his illustration class at Marywood University in Scranton, Pa. I connected with them from my studio in Norfolk and we spoke about scrap art, the challenges of coming up with your own individual style and other aspects of fine art [...]