Self Taught/DIY Artist, Poet, Queer Punk, Zombie Fanatic.
Dandy Jon was Born 1984, in Deadmonton, Alberta, Canada, born in the decade of Anarchy Punk Rock and Doomsday Goth Rock, Dandy Jon is an Artist, a weird one at that, he works on whatever projects that comes his way and has been working in the Underground for quite some time, as a Poet, he’s still busting his ass when it comes to making art, writing poems and making weird art videos/experiments.
His artwork has been shared and exposed by The Smashing Pumpkins, author Daniel Allen Cox and has an art piece featured in avant-garde/experimental band Xiu Xiu's 10 Year Anniversary Zine.
His major influences include: Billy Corgan, David Lynch, George Romero, Edward Gorey, Maurice Sendak, Lucio Fulci, Ramones, Daniel Allen Cox, James Dean, Clive Barker, Allen Ginsberg, The Cure, Killing Joke, David Bowie, Xiu Xiu, John Waters, The Raveonettes, Misfits, Christian Hansen, Bauhaus, Margaret Cho, Dead Man's Bones, Joy Division, Neverending White Lights, Alkaline Trio, Voltaire, Melissa Auf der Maur, Marilyn Manson, James O'Barr, Sharon Needles, The Damned, Nick Blinko and Rob Zombie.
Also, films like: Where the Wild Things Are, Land of the Dead, Eraserhead, Trainspotting, Lost Highway, The Boondock Saints, INK, Beginners, Half Nelson, Return of the Living Dead, Demons, Red State, Dear Wendy, Shame, The Lords of Salem, Hellraiser, Drive, House of 1000 Corpses, Creepshow, Howl, Sleepy Hollow and The Chumscrubber.
Jon is also a tarot enthusiast.
In which he practices, studies
and creates cards of his own.
And is very much open minded to the philosophies
of other lovers of Tarot.
He can't stand snobby pretentious art elitists.
He also loves The Nerdist podcast.
This is his DA page, so enjoy. Cheers!
Last FM: [link]
The Zombie Army (Jon's Online Shop): [link]
Society6 (Various art prints): [link]