X: What is your name?
B: Beau Ritten
X: Where did you grow up?
B: Denver, Colorado and Seattle, Washington
X: What type(s) of art do you make?
B: I design and make printed, web and video things. I also make music.
X: What is the name of your band, and role do you play in the band?
B: The name of my band is Twin Peaks and I play the drums.
X: Who are your major influences in music or in art/design?
B: Lot's of metal, 80's films and comic books.
X: Do you work for an agency in town or do freelance?
X: What pushes you to continue to make art?
B: Inspiration from my peers.
X: Can you give us an outline of your creative process (possibly for a project you’ve been stoked on lately)?
B: Usually an idea will come to mind while on a sandwich delivery and I'll rush home after work and sketch the idea and then create it in Illustrator and Photoshop. Same goes for a song idea but without all the sketching and computering.
X: When and where was your last show (music)?
We played at the Hi-Dive on October 8th.
X: When and where will your next show be?
Bender's on November 18th, and Old Curtis Street on December 2nd.
X: Do you have any art shows coming up?
No, although the band has introduced a visual element to the live show that I and Wes (bassist) have created… so it's kind of like an art show.
X: What are some of your other passions?
B: I spend so much time working and with the band that I rarely have any time off. When I do, I like to spend time with family and friends and read and watch stuff and do outdoors stuff like yard work. Going on road trips are fun too.
X: Where do you see your art career taking you in the future?
B: I'm open to anything just as long as I continue to grow and learn and work with rad people.
X: Any plans for a tour in the near future?