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ARTIST of the DAY: Oriol Malet

2016 February 16

musical GEN(i)US

I find artist inspiration in unexpected places.  Lately, I’ve had a rash of commissions that have come musicians –from punk to folk.  My brain processes the sound aesthetically and the imagery just appears.  I appreciate the opportunity to exercise my creative brain differently. Today’s AAAD Artist of the Day, Oriol Malet finds much of his motivation in jazz. (continues below)

Red Books (left) & White Cat (right) by illustrator Oriol Malet!

Red Books (left) & White Cat (right) by illustrator Oriol Malet!

Malet assures us that he does not take his references from graphic design but from literature and music. Oriol’s drawings derive more from the work of Boris Vian or Charles Mingus than from any visual artists.  He has been studying music for five years on the drums he has played all his life. Now, in addition, in honor of his devotion to jazz, he has begun to play the trumpet.

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Artist of the Day Oriol Malet!

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