Artist Profile: Michael Knutson
Name: Michael Knutson
Hometown: Port Townsend
Current City/Neighborhood: Everett/Hewitt/historic district
Your Medium/Craft: Painting/Poetry
Years doing your craft: 25
How did you first get started in your craft?
Started as an escape from being in the Marine Corps, never took any classes, wasn't interested before that.
Favorite Artist(s) and/or Inspirations?
Jackson Pollock, Kerouac and seagulls flying around at night.
Favorite Piece You've Created?
A painting called "Victorian Lane"
What’s the most challenging part of being an artist, or something you had to overcome?
Knowing when to stop and finding great advice
How can people be supportive of the arts?
Attending art walks is the greatest thing that people can do.
Favorite quote and/or words to live by?
You have been called to watch
called to be
Stare into the black depths beyond you
a heinous laugh is still a laugh
The yeoman held a torch to the sky
What's next for you?
May 10th, opening night at Black Lab starting at 5pm.
Where can people see more of your art?
The Everett art walk or my website.