Bijou Karman (BFA 14 Illustration), Artist and illustrator: I’m working on paintings for an upcoming solo show at Nucleus Portland.
Don’t worry about finding your style while in school. It’s a time for experimentation.
BK: Being happy and not having to worry about money.
BK: Pretty face against a plain background.
BK: Exciting, opened doors.
BK: Exposure and a chance to create an image for yourself.
BK: Reading and yoga.
BK: A singer like Kathleen Hanna who goes up on stage and performs without fear.
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BK: “Hold Still,” Sally Mann’s memoir.
BK: A few I love are Daniel Clowes, Kaye Blegvad and Jules de Balincourt.
BK: My hard drive containing all my work.
BK: In my studio, working.
BK: Take as many classes with teachers you admire while you have the opportunity. Don’t worry about finding your style while in school—it’s a time for experimentation. And put your work out there online even when in school because you can start to get jobs and build a client base before graduating if the right people see it.