• Chris Yates Stuckist - Paul Harvey With Blue Wig- 2011- Acrylic on Canvas - 51cm x 61cm

    Chris Yates Stuckist - Paul Harvey With Blue Wig- 2011- Acrylic on Canvas - 51cm x 61cm

    Place of birth: Stockport, U.K.

  • Place of current residence: Bury, U.K
  • Where did you learn to be an artist? Self taught painter , but learnt how not to paint at M.M.U. and The Manchester University.
  • Which artists inspire you? Ella Guru, Joe Machine, Charles Thomson, Paul Harvey , Billy Childish .
  • Describe your own art work: Stuckist Pop Expressionism.
  • Why do you make art? To save myself from severe mental illness, but failing badly.
  • Why do you think art is important?  It helps to keep you sane.
  • Which piece of your own art work do you like best?  Portrait: Saffie Yates.
  • What is the worst piece of art work you have seen? Billy Childish by Chris Yates Stuckist, because it makes me vomit.
  • Hobbies/ areas of interest (other than art): Drinking and sex
  • Favourite quote: ‘Some people view the contemporary art scene with fear and desperation because there is so much crap. We, however, rejoice because we think it is funny’. (Billy Childish and Charles Thomson)
  • Favourite colour: Saffron
  • Favourite poem: For Huddie by Billy Childish
  • Favourite motivational quote: ‘Get off your arse’ by L Yates
  • How do you combat creative blocks? Don’t get them, thank god.