In his contribution, Tim Biskup switches from his trademark, color illustrations to black and white, using a graphite rod to create this depiction of a sad mushroom cloud with the words ‘I’m not okay.’ scrawled across it, serving as a representation of humanity.
Tim Biskup (USA, 1967) is a Southern California artist whose practice is focused mainly on abstract and figurative painting, but extends into sculpture, printmaking and music. He studied fine art at Otis/Parsons before entering the animation and illustration industries to hone his technical skills. In 1999, Biskup gathered a community of artists and began hosting live art auctions at bars around Los Angeles. He quickly found an audience for his personal work and began a career showing his art in gallery settings. His complex color and design theories pushed forward an aesthetic which has continued to develop and morph over the years. In February of 2017, Biskup opened a small gallery space called Face Guts in Glassell Park, CA.