Biography

Hi My name is Michael Velarde I am a local artist from Santa Fe, New Mexico I work in sketch and graphic arts. I graduated from, Capital High School Home of the Jaguars in the year 2013. My Influences are David Carson and Melton Glaser. My musical influences are Dave Mustiane, Mike Herrera and Nikola Sarcevic. I love early 70s to late 90s street art scene. My favorite type of typography is early punk rock style posters that have inspired me along the way. Bands such as Megadeth, FEAR, Black Flag, Circle Jerks, Sex Pistols, The CaSuLTieS, Millencolin, MxPx, and Ramones have been a great musical and art influence to me, which pursues me to do more.