About Joe Conner

Name
Joe Conner
What would be the theme song of your life?
Right now it’s “Keep On Keeping On”
What is your favorite song?
Just one? :)) “Anotherloverholenyohead” Prince
What do you do in the world of art?
I paint with paper… I create collage art from magazines, tissue paper, old books & old money.
I’m fascinated by “skyporn” and I love and miss the ocean so many of my small collages are of beaches & skies.
How long have you been practicing your craft?
10+ years
If a movie was made of your life, who would you want to play you? Who do you think a casting director would cast as you?
Jamie Lee Curtis… I’ve been told I look like her 🙂 No clue who else they would cast as me!
If you had a super power, what would it be?
Time travel
What do you think is the most artistic animal? Why?
A tiger…. I love their colors and patterns
Do you have a pet?
Yes
If yes, what? What is/are the name(s)?
I have 3 cats… Hamilton, Jefferson & Ben. Ben is my favorite black cat 🙂
What has been your favorite AEDC event so far and why?
My first event! ENCLAVE ECLECTIC 2 POP-UP in 2017 at Agua Dulce Mexican Kitchen
What are your worst and best habits?
My worst habit is holding grudges. My best habit is making others smile!
Have you collaborated with (or are you currently collaborating with) other creatives? Would you like to?
Yes, I have created two collages on top of Tony Avila’s photographs…
What are you currently working on?
I’m busy with my graphic design and website building right now but I need to create art for my group’s Fall Art Exhibition that’s in September.
How did you land/end up in Denton County?
I wish I lived in Denton County – but I currently live in Cooke County.
What would you like to see happen in Denton County in the arts and the cultural scene?
I’d like to get back to normal after COVID.
What is your biggest pet peeve?
Rude people
What is your greatest fear? Your greatest hope?
Greatest fear is either my breast cancer returning or losing one of my 3 kids.
Greatest hope that I can truly make a difference plus I’d love to sell more art!
Where would you most like to visit? Revisit? Never visit?
I’d love to revisit Tunisia, and I’d love to finally experience India. I don’t think I have anywhere I wouldn’t visit
If you had 50 people over for dinner, what would be on the menu?
Indian Food or Tacos
Do you speak multiple languages? If yes, what are they?
I speak English 😉 I can kinda understand German and French
What is your favorite holiday and why?
National Beer Lovers Day! I love beer :))
What was/is your favorite Halloween costume?
Zebra (punk) when I was in college
What is the most interesting thing you’ve seen this week and why? What is the most interesting thing you’ve read this week and why?
My son’s graduation – he was in top 10% for his high school.
My old doctor getting charged with Medicare fraud!
If you would like to share your website, please provide:
https://www.joeconnerdesigns.com/
How long have you been an Artists Enclave Member?
3 + years
What email address is best for contacting you?
JASPER_SMILE@YAHOO.COM
Provide any social media links you would like to share.
https://www.facebook.com/JoeConnerDesigns
https://www.instagram.com/joeconnerart/
What have you enjoyed most and least about completing this questionnaire for your Member Spotlight?
The questions and the questions