MARCOS LAFARGA / INTERVIEW
29 February 2012


Describe yourself with 10 words.

Artist, Graphic Designer, and lover of Typography.

Describe your work with 10 words

Slogan/Letter based, Clean, Dynamic, Balanced and Graphic.

Who´s the first artist/photographer that comes to your mind first?

Myself

Tell us a little bit about yourself, where do you come from and where is your journey going to?

I’m a 34 year old Bay Area artist. I live in Concord, California. A smaller town in the East Bay Area. I have a wife and two kids. My artwork has been gaining notoriety and I plan on exhibiting more and hopefully doing more commercial work.

How would you describe your style?

Dynamic Graphic.

Your house is on fire, what do you save?

My family and pets.

Something you want the world to know about you?

I enjoy the work I create and want the world to enjoy it too.

Tell us a song that has haunted you.

Exit Music (For a Film) by Radiohead.

What keeps you motivated and inspires you go to on every day?

I’m inspired everyday by all the artist and friends I have around me.

What did you want to be with 13?

Rich and famous.

How have you handled the business side of being an artist?

I take it as it comes.  There are ups and downs to everything.  I ask a lot of questions and I learn as I go. Communication is key. Being organized helps a lot too.

What can we accept from you in 2012, any concrete plans?

I have a solo show at  Sticks And Stones Gallery March 2.  I just finished a project for the East Bay Express. I also just finished a skateboard graphic for Metro Skate Shop that will be released soon. Along with that I have several magazine interviews coming out this year. 2012 is looking good.

italian or chinese?

Everyday is different.  Today I’d say Chinese. It has more veggie options and I’ve been trying to eat healthier.













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