During a recent trip to London (a wild story in and of itself!), I met an interesting man named J. Mict (aka Jon Aye Mitchell and Jonny Mitchell), at the Spitalfields Flea Market. He started out as a film maker, and he has also run an online book store called Book-owski’s. However, his true calling is being an Artist. At his table, he had his wonderful, large, thought provoking collages, along with many found objects, for sale. But the star of his table was his altered bust of Elvis. This is what he had to say about it.
J. Mict’s art can be found at the Resistance Gallery, which is not a den of frothy seascapes or English cottages, to be sure, but a circle of the wildest of the wild in the Art world. (Note: This gallery is not for the faint of heart and has Adult content.) If you go down to Spitalfields, be sure to check out J. Mict’s table. You will find that truly unique object for your creative friends to play with (I got a dismantled, slightly burned, wooden kangaroo puppet for artist friend David Derr, who also works with found objects. If you click on the Elvis picture, you will see the puppet at the bottom of the frame) or a J.Mict original. I’d have bought a collage, but they were too big to transport on an airplane’s overhead luggage bin. There’s always the next trip