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Years in the game? 30+ Started out doodeling surf art in high school then moved on to air brushing surfboards for over 20 years for a number of different manufactures. This led to the start of tagger designs expanding to helmets, cars, bikes, boards, and almost anything else you can put paint on.
In your opinion, the most influential or culturally significant artist(s) of the last 75 years? My father, Rick Griffin, and Bill Ogden
Oil, acrylic, aerosols, ink, lead? Airbrushing/Designs using auto paint
Do you ride a skateboard? If so, for how long? I rode skateboards all through my youth!
Do you ride a surfboard? If so, for how long? I was a pro surfer in the 80’s
How did your involvement with Riviera Skateboards develop? They contacted me to do some airbrush designs as a result of some helmets painted for Volcom’s MX team.
If you had to choose between starring on a reality TV show or being married to a reality TV show star, which would you choose? None!
Budweiser, Dos Equis, Corona, Stella, Pabst? Corona
What’s on the horizon with your art? That’s a secret!