What is your first memory creating art?
I am an only child of parents who moved around a lot because my dad was a fighter pilot. I can’t say my first memory because art is just something I did, like riding a bike. But I do remember maybe drawing and painting more than riding a bike. I do remember drawing a lot of airplanes. They were such a big part of my life. My dad flew in a time when rules were more relaxed and Canadian military aviation was at its prime during the Cold War. I remember him flying over our house so low the entire neighbourhood would shake, just to wake my mom and I up.
I drew airplanes like Basquiat drew faces. Read more