Artist Turns Heavy Metal T-Shirts Into Dark, Slightly Frightening Quilts

November 17, 2014 3:15 PM

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Artist Turns Heavy Metal T-Shirts Into Dark, Slightly Frightening Quilts

"I’m interested in juxtaposing traditional handmade crafts with extreme elements found on the fringes of society," Venom writes in his artist statement. "My work can be described as opposing forces colliding at lightening speed."

Images that frequently pop up in Venom's works include ax-wielding skeletons riding tigers, eagles adorned in chains, knives embedded in animal heads, skulls, eyeballs, anchors, more skulls and more knives. Threaded together from the artist's old t-shirts, with bits of denim and leather tossed in fo...

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