A few years ago I was visiting a pop-up Zero Friends apparel shop in NYC. I was originally there searching for some clothing featuring nasty, wrinkly, surreal, scary, or super gross mutated creatures, but it wasn’t just Alex Pardee’s mad-science experiments that were staring back at me from the racks. Nor was it the masked stylized characters of Sam Flores. Nor was it the noisy, gritty work of Nate Van Dyke or the dark, creepy canvases of Dave Correia. It also didn’t look like any other style coming from the west coast school of my favorite lowbrow artists. Looking back at me was something just as hauntingly intriguing, however really was a contrast to the other artists whose work was selling on the tees and hoodies around the shop. Something cleaner. Something lighter. Something really, really good.
The image of a beautifully crafted female robot, with wispy, long green hair, cables connected to her hair, and a black crow sitting upon her head, starring back at me. She was painted with these serene and peaceful colors. The line work went from thick and shadowy to virtually dissolving into nothingness in all the
Beyond The Rainbow, 2012