Backlog: Interview with Aya Kakeda

During our talk Aya and I spoke about cooking, penpals, culture and much more. Aya Kakeda grew up in Tokyo, Japan but not resides in Brooklyn, New York. Her illustrations range from sweet drawings to deep worlds. She has worked with companies like Nike, Delta, Disney Hyperion Books, The New York Times, Nickelodeon and many more. Do you have any new inspirations? My new inspiration… … Continue reading Backlog: Interview with Aya Kakeda

Backlog: Interview With Tim Hoyt

I spoke with Tim a few months ago about his time in Berlin, his love of narrative, and what it’s like dating a fellow artist.Tim Hoyt creates paintings that take the viewer into new worlds. As a graduate of  The American University in Washington, D.C. his skills in painting, especially his notable foreshortening and use of color, are impressive. Hoyt lives in New York but … Continue reading Backlog: Interview With Tim Hoyt

Backlog: Interview with Didi Rojas

I loved sitting down with Didi a few weeks ago to talk about her amazingly realistic shoe sculptures, social media inclinations and the direction she is headed. Brooklyn artist Didi Rojas, a graduate of Pratt, works in ceramics but has also been known to create work in print, such as her “Hotdog Book.” As an employee of Group Partners for the last two years, she … Continue reading Backlog: Interview with Didi Rojas

ComplexCon 2017 in all its Complexity

On Sunday my boyfriend and I headed down to Long Beach for ComplexCon day 2. Including the not one, or two but three booths that Pharrell had, there was a lot to see. For anyone looking for street wear from any big or small brand… this is the place. So we showed up in our Sunday best and prepared ourselves for the hordes of swagged … Continue reading ComplexCon 2017 in all its Complexity