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the artist

Michael Armado
Hometown: San Francisco, California

Year of Birth: 1974
Zodiac: Tiger
Ethnicity: Filipino
School: Whittier College/Academy of Art
Occupation: Graphic Designer
Specialties: Print Making

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Favorite artists:

Tom Ford, Marc Ecko, Tibor Kalman, Stefan Sagmeister, Margo Chase, Jennifer Morla, Michael Osborne, Jennifer Sterling, Edward Kienholz, Frida Kahlo, Rene Magritte


Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center (APIWC), Project 333

Turn On’s:

Creativity, Good Design, Inner-beauty, Good Food, Great Music, Kindness, Understanding, Sincerity, Color Red, Sexy People,

Turn Off’s:

Selfishness, Fake People, Passive Aggressive People, Ignorance, Rude People

Last Meal on Earth:

Bombay Sapphire Martini with 3 Olives

What would you say is your chief characteristic?

Motivated - when I'm on, nothing can stop me.

If not yourself, who would you be?

I can't imagine being someone else or even wanting to be someone else.

What is your “community?”

I think of the human race as my community...

What inspires you?

I get inspiration from a lot of things from music, to current events, to nature, people...

When did you know you were going to be an artist?

I was supposed to be a doctor. Halfway through my Premed program, I decided that I couldn’t imagine my life as a doctor. I then change my major to Fine Arts, and that's when my changed...

Where can people find you?

At my office where I am at until 4 or 5 AM in the morning...

What’s next?

I don't know and that's the beauty of it...

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designs by the artist

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