A Neo-Roman Landscape mixed media assemblage 47″ x 37″ x 15″ 2010 Capricorn Rising mixed media assemblage 72″ x 80″ x 30″ 2012 Ascension of Eos mixed media assemblage 42″ x 56″ x 10″ 2014 Compromising Enlightenment mixed media assemblage 44″ x 38″ x 15″ 2013 Der Ubermensch of the Post-Post World Calamity Variety mixed media assemblage 48″ x 54″ x 16″ 2013 Eros at Play mixed media assemblage 16″ x 21″ x 8″ 2010 Interview with KRIS KUKSI: Your childhood ambition: Artist for sure by age 5, though during second grade I wanted to grow up and be president of the U.S., then an astronaut in third and fourth grade, jet fighter pilot in fifth grade, then back to artist by sixth grade. Remained unchanged since. Something you treasure: Complete silence with solitude and a Vodka/Cranberry. Your worst habit: Vodka/Cranberry. And leaving parties without saying goodbye. The aspect of your work that’s most important to you: Always in the perpetual state of “in the moment” of making art. Having to actually finish something sucks. Your first job: Sign painter’s assistant. Like, actually hand-painting letters for commercial usage and advertising on signs, trucks, buildings, etc. Precision and skill, a real craft. Someone whose work you highly recommend: The American architect Louis Sullivan. Bernini. See more of Kris Kuksi’s work here.