Eric Fortune – I Love Him


Name:Eric Fortune
Nickname: E-Dubb, E, E-Schnitzle, E-Murda(recently aquired from a student at the art school where I teach) Basically anything that starts with “E” and ends in whatever you want. A friend called me E-Shamalamadingdong(sp?) once. That was nice.
Sign: Pieces/Dragon


Fruit. I like asian pears, not sure if they are my favorite. Love pomegranates…
Time of Day.Anytime I’m being productive is great.
Book. Maybe “Ender’s Game” but I’ve heard Orson Scott Card is a butt as a person.ehhh

Q1. What animal trait do you wish to possess?

Q2. What superhero would be your sidekick?
A2.if by sidekick you actually mean concubine than def Mystic….OOOOOH Yeah.

Q3. Bathroom read?
A3.sorry don’t read in bathroom. Too much focus is required for the tasks at hand.

Q4. Where and When in time would you go?
A4.I’d probably have to see what the deal is with Jesus. Or way into the future. Hopefully things do get better in the future.

Q5. Most Embarrassing Moment?
A5.How about recent? I’m at home in my boxers. Fresh out of the shower with a nice sheen over my tone but not overly so physique. I forget why but I’m having a good day so I’m doing my good day dance and end it with a mule kick/superman punch thingy and maybe some weird yelpy noise. I stand up and turn around. On the floor next to me is a bunched up piece of toilet paper. I ask my friend, who just witnessed all of this, “uhhh, what’s that?” His reply..”WTF dude, that just fell out of your boxers!” Ugh, yeah, pretty embarrassing. There’s only a few reasons some bunched up toilet paper might be in and around my boxer area. Won’t get into that now. So I lose. Fifteen minutes later he confessed he missed the trashcan with the tissue and made everything up. Props for quick thinking. Thing is, I actually do stash crumpled tp in my boxers. Luckily the real stash was quite secure. Like it always is. Epic Win for E-Shamalamadingdong!

Q6. Best compliment ever received?
A6. I heard someone say “check out this guy Eric Fortune’s work. He’s one of my favorites.” at the recent Hi-Fructose Show at Copro Gallery. That felt really good.

Q7. What do you admire in a person?
A7. Dependability, good work ethic

Q8. When do you feel most creative?
A8. when deadlines are approaching

Q9. What 80’s movie would you live in for a day? Who would you be?
A9.idk maybe Transformers. I guess I’d be some goofy robot. Not really the leader type.

Q10. Biggest Pet Peeve?
A10. Not cleaning up after yourself!

Not only is Eric Fortune a talented artist, he is an amazing fantastic fun person. If you ever get to meet Mr. Fortune in person be sure to say hello, he will probably make you smile. See more of Eric’s work on his website

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