Interview with Timothy John Karpinski Jr.
q)What is your name?
a)Timothy John Karpinski jr.
a)Rainy Portland Oregon, USA
a)I draw alot and I think even more, these days I’ve been really process driven taking my thoughts and sketches and creating detailed pieces involving paint, cut paper, collage and eventually sewing them all together into small stories. I spend alot of time looking at childrens books and walking in the woods or riding my bike or skateboard to get inspiration.
a)Right now a nicley sharpened pencil.
a)Mending my broken heart, finding my new sweatheart.
a)It all depends, I just finished the biggest drawing I’ve done in a while that took about 2 months.
Some drawings can just take a nice night of solid desktime with some coffee, beers and loud music, usually my cat sitting on my lap.
a)Opening Together Gallery, and recently completing my 1st solo show.
a)Right now I’m really into Jim Houser, Brendon Monroe, Julie Morestead, Margaret Killgalan, Clare Rojas, and my friends like Seth Neefus, David Wein and Mark Warren Jacques.
a)Yes, on togethergallery.com as well as thinkspacegallery.com and if your in Portland, check out my solo show at Stumptown, downtown Portland, Oregon
a)I plan on sailing around the world.
a)Just work alot, keep pushing youself, surround yourself with motivated artists, keep your art on walls for people to see.
a)Music . Love . Coffee . Joints
a)I where my heart on my sleeve, I like pastell colors too, very gentile and dreamlike.
a)I attended Castleton State College in Vermont and recieved a BA in painting and graphic arts.
a)My friends, nature, love and loss