/>Where do you now live?: Lincoln, NE, USA
would you most like to live?: New York, New York, USA
was your first “hero” in life?: John Wayne.
What is your
favorite thing to do on your day off from work?: Go to the music
store… and then go eat Mexican food…then stop by the bar for a Dixie
What is your favorite color?: Naples Yellow.
/>Who (or what) do you love?: My wife, Melanie.
/>Who and/or what are some of your influences?
magazines, Jean Michael Basquait, Jean DuBuffet, Jordin Isip, Linda Zacks,
Camille Rose Garcia, Margaret Kilgallen, Art Brut, Adolf Wolfli, Mexican Folk
Art, Jackson Pollock, Max Ernst, Kachina Dolls, RIKCAT, found objects, Clayton
Brothers, Christian Northeast, Ryan Wallace, cy twombly, Robert Rauschenberg,
Henry Moore, Adolph Gottlieb, Joseph Cornell, outsider art, Pierre Soulages,
Robert Motherwell, Joan Mitchell, Modigliani, De Kooning, kurt Switters,
Rodchenko, Paul Klee, Melinda Beck, Juxtapoz magazine, music, old school books,
african sculpture, ink blots, Melanie Pruitt, childrens art, Jacklamotta,
Duudle, Sfaustina, old machinery, topographic maps, coffee, beat up chipped old
stuff in general, .....plus more…more more…
other artists do you most admire?
How would you describe your art to someone who could not see
Raw, primitive, simple, collage and line drawings
with a bounce of texture
What other talent would most
like to have?
Play an instrument or sing…or be a
world champion ping pong player
What do you fear the
What is your
To be a great husband and keep
growing as an artist…