MEET THE ARTIST: Dylan Spaysky

Name: Dylan Spaysky
 
Born: Pontiac, MI
 
Lives and works: Hamtramck, MI
 
What is your favorite material to work with? Why?
Hot glue, because I love getting painful blisters on my fingers
 
What is your favorite tool in the studio? 
I use my leatherman wave a lot
 
Favorite place in the region?
Estate sales during the day and Klinger Bar at night
 
What risks have you taken to become an artist?
I always play it safe
 
Other artists, authors, or texts that have influenced your thinking?
Todd Solondz, Kim Deal, Tim Heidecker, Judy Pfaff. Paper kills trees. I just read things on wikipedia and listen to podcasts.
 
YouTube recommendation?
 I can't remember the last time I watched a YouTube video. Real TV is so much better and also available on the internet through sites like hulu or through your cable subscription.
 
Music in the studio?
Selena Gomez, "Come & Get It." I also like other popular music.
 
Other projects and events at the moment? 
All the ongoing programing at cave.
A collaborative exhibition with Nolan Simon at Night Club in Chicago.
 
What are you excited for this summer?
Cedar Point

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