Interview with RICHARD AHNERT: Your childhood ambition: I always had an appreciation for James Bond’s lifestyle. Something you treasure: Painting instead of working for a living. That, and pizza. Your worst habit: Assuming that tomorrow is a better day to do what I want to do today. That, and pizza. The aspect of your work that’s most important to you: Every mistake that I make. Your first job: Prep cook. Someone whose work you highly recommend: Keita Morimoto, Phil Hale, Edward Hopper. See more of Richard Ahnert’s work here.