Lucas has been at the forefront of the DIO movement since our inception, being the designer of our original logo, merchandise, and several lineup artworks as well. He's been custom screen-printing at the festival for years, and we couldn't be more stoked to have him back in action on the mountain. When he's not making art, you can find him in the lineup slotted steep and deep, or up in Alaska chasing lunkers as a commercial fisherman.
Lucas's booth will feature his prints, a few sculptures, as well as doing live screen printing of clothing and other items from his booth. Be sure to swing by and say hello, you'll definitely learn a thing or two from this class act.
As he puts it, "My work is influenced by romantic lifestyles of today and a bygone era. I draw on imagery from nautical folklore of antiquity or from Classic American iconography. Fishing, surfing and sailing, have instilled in me a deep appreciation for the ocean and all that revolves in and around this environment. I travel with these tools simply to gain perspective through raw experience. These experiences are projected throughout my prints and sculptures. I render the ocean with a stylized interpretation that is both honest and glorified simultaneously.
I utilize old-world techniques to honor the once abundance of craftsmanship where there is now an excess of disposable goods. Working in traditional media such as Bronze, Lithography, and Woodcuts allows me to create multiple originals as opposed to synthetic recreations. I reclaim discarded raw materials such as wood, metal, or paper giving these items purpose once again. With my art, I aim to perpetuate a public appreciation for such practices and further their integral role in our society."
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