Wednesday, 8 April 2009

Artist of the Week - Andrew Mockett

Andrew Mockett
has worked as a printmaker and textile artist for many international clients including Givenchy and Paul Smith.

Money spent on GLUE is never wasted - you can then make things

Favourite living artist?
Grayson Perry. She talks sense

Favourite living craft maker?
Richard Slee. He talks sense

Favourite historical artist?
Picassso. he is in every artist

Favourite historical maker?
Josef Frank. See his textiles

What place in the world has inspired you?
New York. It is to cities what Picasso is to art.

Do you work best on your own or in collaboration?
My own

One item you really covet?
Any small sculpture by Artel Czech makers. If you see them, you'll know.

At age 15 who influenced your style?
Bob Godfreu, animator.

Was there any individual who very much helped you on your way?
My paternal Grandfather. He bought me a book about how to paint and draw successfully.

Last best read? Coldstreams. Bogarde bio.

Andrew Mockett is exhibiting at Castor and Pollux on Brighton Beach until 21 April


heather said...

go mockett

Anonymous said...

Hi Andrew. Lovin' your work!

I'd be interested in featuring you on my website BrightonPOD. Have a look and see what you think.


andre said...

why arent i mentioned?