I don’t care for the term "artist" because it conjures up the vision of a holier-than-thou hipster type who makes up profound meanings for a blue canvas but for lack of a better classification, that’s what I do. I prefer terms like "Tinkerer", "Creator", "Maker" and "Builder". Constructive terms.
I like to make new things out of junk, bits, pieces and various miscellania. I recently decided this compulsion to build complex compilations of simple parts has roots in my childhood obsession with LEGO. My father made me a LEGO table from an old door and steel brackets that sat in our basement. I think I spent more time seated amongst an ocean of coloured bricks than most people spent outside in their childhood.
I currently live in Toronto, Ontario and work as a web developer. I spend most of my time working in my workshop on...
- Born on March 7
- Joined May 5, 2008