Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Art Whino Artist Mark Jenkins Interviewed by Wooster Collective!


Age: 38
Hometown: Fairfax VA
Where do you now live?: Washington DC
Where would you most like to live?: Canary Islands
Who was your first "hero" in life?: Speed Racer
What is your favorite thing to do on your day off from work?: I quit my day job
What is your favorite color?: Clear
Who (or what) do you love?: Anything with alcohol in it (including people)


Wooster: Who and/or what are some of your influences?

Classical music this week, natural landscapes, watching animals--especially albinos

Wooster: What other artists do you most admire?

EvanRoth(fi5e), BLU, Jorge Rodriguez, Anthony Micallef, CON, Truth, TILT, Eric il Cane, Leon Reid, Brad Downey, Slinkachu, Judge Judy and dead, Juan Munoz

How would you describe your art to someone who could not see it? That it can be hard to identify as art

Wooster: What other talent would most like to have?

The ability to be 10 years younger

Wooster: What do you fear the most?

Dying in my sleep so that I miss the experience of it

Wooster: What is your greatest ambition?

Right now to write different words on the sidewalk with popcorn and watch the birds eat it, but they're mostly south right now so I'm going to wait until spring.

You can see more of Mark's work here.

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