Please join us in the PNCA library during the month of April. On display in the front case is a selection from Cameron Hawkey’s sketchbooks.
I believe, oh so sincerely, in the sketchbook. It’s a just stack of paper, but that’s the meat and cheese of my bread and butter. Before I kept a sketchbook, I was a total drip. My nose curled into my mouth and my fingers felt like putty. My mind was a cold bowl of thin stew. I strained to think and write and draw, but I kept losing it all in the winds of change. I had no way of referencing my own thoughts. The only way to bring myself to reason, I reasoned, was to create my own dictionaries, my own encyclopedias, my own anatomy books. I didn’t know it at the time, but the day I realized that was the day I started courting the Amalgamated Sugar Co..
Come check ‘em out in the Bachelor Pad and the Living Room!
My work is editorial in nature, using humor and a cartoon-like aesthetic to express ideas. It is important to me to incorporate traditional media, so the majority of all of my work is created with a heavy emphasis on drawing and painting. I hope to have my work illustrate the purpose and statement made about the particular concept and subject by means of humor and/or amusement.
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