CULT prints on sale at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival
On the 18th and 19th of November in the Comics Clock Tower at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, in Kendal, I’ll be selling exclusive, limited-edition prints, illustrated by John Pearson, that were created earlier this year for the CULT exhibition at Orbital Comics, in London. This will be the first time that these A3 prints have been available to buy and initially they will be for sale only in person at the Comics Clock Tower.
This series of three CULT art prints, based on the lives of Charles Manson, Susan Atkins and Patricia Krenwinkel, juxtaposes images of youth and beauty with scenes of the atrocities perpetrated by the Manson Family. My fascination with the notion that a group of young people could create a community, based on values of love and togetherness, that degenerated into committing some of the most shocking murders of the twentieth century, is something that I continue to explore in every medium available.
Working with a creative, talented portrait artist like John Pearson was a dream come true and we continue to collaborate on new projects that have not yet been announced. Look out for Pearson at Thought Bubble in Leeds this November, where he’ll likely be creating some kind of deranged live art over the course of the weekend.