John Hundt

Artist’s Statement

Nature and the world around us is the inspiration for my work. I explore the notion of evolution that ‘took a wrong turn’, whether it be vegetation or animal, blending elements drawn from human, animal, geological, astrological, archeological, and others. The funny thing is, it is likely that over the hundreds of million years of Life on Earth, many of these strange little creatures of mine may have well walked the Earth at one time.

John Hundt was born in New Jersey, but his family moved to Los Angeles when he was five. After high school he moved to San Francisco where he put himself through the San Francisco Art Institute. John has had solo and two person shows throughout the US, as well as numerous group shows in the US and Europe. He is currently in a show at Stanford University. His solo shows have been reviewed in arts publications and his work published in New Collectors Book vol. 4 & 5. He is co-curator of the international collage exhibition, “Marvelous” (Sebastopol Center for the Arts, January, 2017). His work is handled by Aeterna Gallery in Los Angeles, Lauren Davies Projects in Cleveland and Jack Fischer Gallery in SF.

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Susan Lewis (susanlewis.net) is the editor of Posit (positjournal.com) and the author of eight books and chapbooks, including This Visit (Blazevox, 2015), How to be Another (Cervena Barva Press, 2014), and State of the Union (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2014). Her ninth book, Heisenberg’s Salon, is available now for pre-order from Blazevox. Her poetry has appeared in such places as The Awl, Berkeley Poetry Review, Boston Review, The Brooklyn Rail, Cimarron, Gargoyle, The Journal, The New Orleans Review, Prelude, Raritan, Seneca Review, So to Speak, Verse, and Verse Daily.