Greg Simkins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

photo: Birdman (birdmanphotos.com)

 

Interview with GREG SIMKINS:

Your childhood ambition:

To be a veterinarian or work with animals. Also to make cartoons : )

Something you treasure:

My family.

Your worst habit:

Getting distracted easily.

The aspect of your work that’s most important to you:

Sketching in my small sketchbooks and creating stories.

Your first job:

Janitor age 12. I worked there 4 years while also working at a kennel washing and walking dogs. Also was volunteering at a veterinary hospital. At 17 I quit those jobs to deliver pizzas for a couple years, then waited tables and did freelance art through college.

Someone whose work you highly recommend:

Living: Mars-1.

Dead: Emanuel Leutze.

 

 

See more of Greg Simkins’ work here.