Patrick O'Keefe Concept Artist Illustrator Interview


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Patrick O'Keefe

Patrick O'Keefe

It's fitting that, early in Patrick O'Keefe's graffiti career, his art got him busted AND hired on the same day. From then on, his career has been a collision of timelines from across the art-verse, starting with graffiti, then studying animation at Sheridan College, painting at Emily Carr, followed by working in gaming, and more recently, art direction and visual development on Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Patrick traces these threads with Bobby and they talk about the many points at which their lives have intersected even before this interview.

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