MICK BARR [NOMINATED BY NEVILLE WAKEFIELD]
These drawings come from a sketchbook I was working in sometime in early 1999. the book was given to me as a birthday present from my old friend Nathan Maddox. He was a very influential force in my life. He passed away in 2002.
Mick Barr is an avant-garde metal guitarist and composer. He has been a member of many bands including Orthrelm, Crom-tech, Krallice, Quix*o*tic, and Oldest, as well as part of a duo with Hella drummer Zach Hill. He has numerous solo recordings released under different monikers such as Ocrilim, Octis and Or:12r3. In 2009 he was awarded a grant from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. He is currently working on a string quartet that will debut in early 2011.