Creative Heroes: Ben Venom

Creative Hero: Ben Venom | interview at www.creativeandmindful.com

(Looking for some background on the Creative Heroes series? Check out my intro post HERE!)

I have to admit I was a little star struck connecting with┬áBen. His work is just plain bad-ass and he’s deeply involved in the Bay area art scene. And he’s done some pretty neat collaborations, such as with Creature skateboards. Plus he’s a really nice dude.

He’s the artist I daydreamed about being when I was in art school.

Ben’s quilts may not be everyone’s cup of tea. The subject matter is very punk rock/heavy metal/tattoo/biker culture inspired. A pretty far cry from traditional quilt designs, the new modern quilt genre, or the fun and sweet patterns that are stocked at your local quilt shop. Read more