SKATE OR DIE
Tuesday 7th Feb – 14th Feb 2017
‘SKATE OR DIE’ is a brand new exhibition by local comic book artist Edward Bentley it follows his figurative journey of youth and skate culture through posters and graphic art. ‘SKATE OR DIE’ exists as both a brand and an upcoming comic book. The comic book incorporating the ‘SKATE OR DIE’ concepts as we tell the story of a group of skateboarders attempt to escape a monstrous evil they accidentally set loose on the world.
Edward Bentley is a painter, animator, sculptor and despite all this has ended up drawing comic-books. He would like to say he followed the money – but that would be a lie. Edward studied animation at the Wales Institute of Art and Design. His work is heavily influenced by pop culture & street art.
He lives in West Sussex with his partner Dan. Dan wants a dog. Edward wishes he could draw more comics featuring a Mutated Giant Octopus – because they’re awesome.