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My name is Nathan Motzko.
I am a Designer, Illustrator, Maker, and a Friend.
Nathan Motzko
12010 Bren Rd. 55343
Minnetonka, MN
thenathanmotzko@gmail.com
952-486-0402

Academics:
BFA in Illustration, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN Expected to graduate 2016

Normandale Community College, Bloomington, MN
General Studies 2010-2013

Exhibitions:
Something New! Sus… Read More
Nathan Motzko
12010 Bren Rd. 55343
Minnetonka, MN
thenathanmotzko@gmail.com
952-486-0402

Academics:
BFA in Illustration, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN Expected to graduate 2016

Normandale Community College, Bloomington, MN
General Studies 2010-2013

Exhibitions:
Something New! Susan Hensel Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, 2015
Made At MCAD, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN, 2015

Skills:
Enjoys working with others
Problem solving skills
Strong eye contact and Listening skills
Writing and Communication skills
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
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My work is inspired by the dense arrangements and emotion I hear in instrumental hip-hop samples and ambient music. My paintings and drawings evolve from the specific noises and drum hits I hear, and guide them to a newly formed idea. For example, the works of Shlohmo, Soosh, and Repeat Pattern each compose a coll… Read More
My work is inspired by the dense arrangements and emotion I hear in instrumental hip-hop samples and ambient music. My paintings and drawings evolve from the specific noises and drum hits I hear, and guide them to a newly formed idea. For example, the works of Shlohmo, Soosh, and Repeat Pattern each compose a collection of meaningful scratches and nicks arranged over samples of nature and piano keys. I try to capture this sound's energy by translating my understanding of these sounds into a form of my own mark making. The result is illustrations of fragmented parts- contorted bodies clashing with abstract gestures and signs emphasizing movement and emergent structures. Read Less
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