Jon renzella

October 2018

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Jon Renzella

雷強(Jon Renzella)是來自美國的木刻版畫、漫畫、和刺青藝術家。他在2008年來到台中,從2010年開始,持續經營非營利的社區藝術空間Lei Gallery,促進中台灣外國人與當地社區之間的藝術交流。 他曾經在美國Minneapolis Highpoint Center Printmaking藝術中心、台中20號倉庫藝術村擔任駐點藝術家,並且曾獲得大墩藝術獎。2015年,他發表了木刻版畫小說Schism,同時完成在彫岳刺青的學習。2016年,他與友人共同成立了美式風格的漫畫公司Formosa Comics。

Jon Renzella (雷強) is an American woodcut, comic book, and tattoo artist based in Taiwan. Since 2010 he has run the non-profit community art space Lei Gallery, with the goal of fostering the arts and building connections between the foreign and local communities in central Taiwan. He is a former artist in residence at Highpoint Center for Printmaking in Minneapolis, USA, at Stock20 Artist Village in Taichung, Taiwan, and is a past winner of the Da Dun Art Prize. In 2015 he published the woodcut graphic novel Schism, and in the same year finished his apprenticeship at Diao Yue Tattoo. He is also a founding member of American-style comic book company Formosa Comics, started in 2016. 

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