Back Talk with Brett Amory

Juxtapoz // Friday, 04 Jun 2010
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Today, I feel:

 

Excited about the LA show I’m about to have and content with my work.

 

 

If you had three wishes, what would they be?

 

To be liked, have a great personality and a perfect body.

 

 

Do you consider yourself a funny person?

 

Maybe funny looking.

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If you had one magic power, what would it be?

 

I wish I could stop time so I could be more prolific.

 

 

Something that makes you happy?

 

Coffee.

 

 

Something that makes you mad?

 

Smoking because I can’t quit.

 

 

What was your favorite subject in elementary school?

 

Lunch.

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If you feel a creative block, what do you do to jumpstart inspiration?

 

I’m in one right now. I just got back from a 10-mile walk. It didn’t work.

 

 

When someone is taking a photo, do you smile for the camera or turn your head?

 

I try and look cool by not smiling but I usually end up looking like a kook.

 

 

Are you a social network enthusiast?

 

Not really but I’m learning.

 

What is a quality you don’t like about yourself?

 

Obsession.

 

 

Last good book you read?

 

I never have.

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Who has had the most impact on your life?

 

My mother.

 

 

Are you spiritual?

 

When I want something to go my way.

 

 

One word to describe your artwork?

 

Quiet.

 

 

What’s missing in your life?

 

Interaction with humans.

 

 

Are you a pet person?

 

I have a cat his name is Minus. That’s where all the hair in my paintings comes from.

 

 

Is your artwork understood?

 

If I explain it.

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The most trouble you’ve ever gotten into:

 

I was always pretty good but one time I ripped that “do not remove” tag off my mattress and my mom found out.

 

Where do you imagine yourself in five years?

 

Hopefully I will be making pretty pictures and having them on display at your local flea marked. I’m keeping my fingers crossed.

 

 

Brett Amory’s newest works will be on display in a show titled The Waiting Room at Thinkspace Gallery.

June 11th - July 2nd

 

Opening Reception: Friday, June 11th 7-10pm

 

More info at www.thinkspacegallery.com

And www.brettamory.com