For today’s Ten Questions, I’ve convinced the ultra-talented Tara McPherson to come by. She has a ton of upcoming projects pending, so I want to thank her for taking time out her hectic schedule to answer our mini interview. Enjoy!
Years Doing Posters: 7
Favorite Poster / Art Print You’ve Done: My Isis poster from 2006
All-time Favorite Poster / Art Print that Someone Else Did: The Melvins by Print Mafia with black metal Dorothy.
Music Currently In Rotation: Billy Holiday, Baroness, These Arms Are Snakes, Against Me!, Torche, Enslaved, Catpower.
Last Print, Poster, or Toy Bought: An original Yoshitoshi 3 panel woodblock print from the 1870’s in Kyoto, and some vintage Godzilla toys from Mandarake in Tokyo.
Art Hanging On Your Walls: Jay Ryan, Dan Grzeca, Print Mafia, Mike King, Little Friends, Casey Burns, Aya Kakeda, Jeff Soto.
Upcoming Stuff: Melvins , Tegan & Sara, and a Red Sparowes poster, Mini-figure set with KidRobot, gallery shows in Rome (Oct) and Sau Paulo (Jan), a coloring book, and my second art book with Dark Horse.
Words of Wisdom: Work hard, play hard, love hard.
To see more of Tara’s work, visit TaraMcPherson.com.