Beci Orpin, a long time friend, is a talented designer-illustrator based in Melbourne. I have been inspired by her work for years. Orpin exhibits her work frequently and runs the children’s clothing label, Tiny Mammoth.
If you like toys, you’ll love the work of Hiroshi Yoshii, one of the most acclaimed digital artists in Japan. Alongside his 3D animation work, he makes amazing toys. They either put a huge smile on my face or crack me up. They are cute, wacky and clever. I love them.
Being female and involved in the graffiti and street art culture, the beautiful and talented Lady Pink is one of my most inspirational female artists. Born in Ecuador and raised in New York, she started writing graffiti in 1970 and was one of the only females involved in the scene at the time.