Jert

Location: H Building, Fourth Floor Area

For me, creation IS compulsion.

I create because I have to.

If all the humans died of a terrible virus and I was the only person left, and I had to live in a cave, rest assured I’d be painting weird stuff all over the inside of that cave.

In my work I’ll sometimes juxtapose pop culture shorthand into a larger social commentary. Sometimes I paint things just to get the electricity out of my brain. Parody and satire are currents that run through my art. Humor is how I deal with truth.

I seem to create work that viewers either love or hate, but it doesn’t matter which kind you end up being. I can still be your friend.

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