SPGT KIDS – Designer Bobby Adams

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Name: Robert Andre Adams IV
Nickname: Bobby

Sign: Scorpion

Favorite:
Cookie. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip
Color. Orange and black
Time of day. breakfast

Q1. If you could go anywhere in time where would it be and why?
A1. 60’s London. The music

Q2. If you owned a parrot, what would you teach it to say??
A2. Polly want a cracker. Duh.

Q3. Most exciting moment of your life thus far?
A3. Seeing Paul McCartney second row at the Hollywood Bowl

Q4. Do you have a lucky charm?
A4. Nope

Q5. If your artwork (clothing line) was a cereal, which one would is be and why?
A5. probably trix. trix are for kids

Q6. If you were in Willy Wonka’s factory, what would you be looking forward to the most?
A6. The soda that makes you float

Q7a. What do you miss most about being a kid?
A7. Riding my bike to any of my friends houses and knocking on their door to see if they can play

Q7b. What the best thing about being an adult?
A8. Not having to ask their parents

Q8. First show (music) did you ever go to?
A8. Im gonna regret this… Spice Girls

Q9. If you knew when the world was going to freeze for ten minutes, what would you plan to do in those 10mins?
A9. Take a nap

Q10. What animal trait do you wish to possess?
A10. owl night vision

Some of the designers, creators, and crafters that are found on Etsy are completely inspiring with their DIY attitude. And I felt the blog needed a bit more *unconventional inspiration. Bobby Adams of Spaghetti Kids loves to style kids in hip gear that would be rocked by their parental counterpart. With hoodies, pullovers, and cute cardigans Bobby plays with patterns and colors making clothes only the coolest kids could adorn. The signature *hamburger patch isn’t all about heart health but you can’t but help falling in love with the stylish designs of Spaghetti Kids!

Check out his Etsy store!

*unconventional inspiration because art and music are always seen as sources of inspiration
* hamburger- unless that hamburger is a veggiburger which in that case mow-down!

Kevin Peterson – Artful Chunky Monkey

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Name: Kevin Peterson
Nickname: K. Peterman, Kelvin, Uptown, K. Pumpernickle, Roger Pudactor, Kpeezy
Sign: Taurus

Favorite:
Breakfast food– Donuts!
Scent– Donuts!
Flower– Donuts! I mean Lilies.

Q1. How many times have you been pulled over? And why?
A1.Like ever?? I dont know -several. Expired registration, inspection, driving without headlights, tail light out. Littering (i know thats bad but i was just a stupid kid). Curfew violation (also a stupid kid). Im not a speeder though!

Q2. What animal is your spirit guide?
A2.Liger

Q3. What’s your vice?
A3.Peanut butter cups. Donuts! Oh and nicorette.

Q4.If you could live in a movie for a day, which movie would it be? Would you be yourself or another character?
A4.The Departed. I’d be Marky- Mark, I think hes the only one who makes it out alive.

Q5.If your art was an ice cream flavor which one would it be?
A5.Chunky Monkey – cuz I like things that rhyme.

Q6.Did you have an imaginary friend as a child?
A6.I dont think so.

Q7. Personal Quote?
A7.”Be the change you want to see in the world” I dont usually get the credit for it – but yeah- that was all me.

Q8.Do you believe in horoscopes and zodiac signs?
A8.Maybe- but I dont pay much attention. I had to look up how to spell Taurus.

Q9.Do you drink coffee? If so how many cups a day?
A9.For sure- 3 or 4

Q10. Best show you have ever been too?
A10.I really loved Will Cotton’s show at Mary Boone last year with the big gingerbread houses.

 I fell in love with Kevin Peterson’s work the moment I saw the juxtaposition of innocent children in a graffiti filled playground. They are as at home as they would be running across lush green fields. He captures their expressions with his talent for realism. From the texture of the walls that colorful writing is drawn to the strands of hair that fall down the child’s face; Kevin draws you in and dares you to see if it’s a painting or photograph.

check out his website and add him on facebook