Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Artist: Doctor A (Real name: Bruce Whistlecraft).
Doktor A is best-known in the UK as the former synth player and sampler for EBM band Goteki which he was in from 2000 to 2004. He was also the co-owner/proprietor of the gallery/shop Arkham in Brighton, which sold items related to the Goth subculture, such as clothing, music,toys and comic books.
He now lives in Yorkshire, and concentrates on his artwork. Trained in model making, his artwork has been influenced by steampunk and Victoriana, often incorpoarating flourishes like rusted metals, Brass or rivets. He is currently a gallery artist working mostly in the Art Toy genre. He produces paintings and objects primarily in the Victorian Futurist style and has a range of his own characters called "Mechtorians".