Oslo Davis is an illustrator and cartoonist. He draws cartoons for The Age, and editorial illustrations for the Global Mail, Art Guide Australia and Readings Monthly. His work has appeared in the New York Times, BusinessWeek and The Big Issue.
In 2012 Oslo wrote, directed and drew Melbhattan, an animation about Melbourne, and was a Walkley Award finalist. He completed a number of drawings for the 2012 and 2013 Golden Plains music festivals, and has drawn for the Melbourne Immigration Museum, the National Gallery of Victoria, the University of Melbourne, the Melbourne Bike Fest and the Victoria College of the Arts. His book-related projects include book covers for Hardie Grant and Pan MacMillan, and illustrations for a forthcoming edition of Banjo Paterson's poems by Random House.
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In-line skates. JOKE!
What's the most important object in your studio?
Paper or Plastic?
Preferred method of dealing with an encounter with an acquaintance whose name you can't remember.
Blatantly ignore them.
Why don't you flip the tortoise over, Leon?
My question is: why are we cooking it in the first place?
How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
Depends on how much he/she has eaten.
Favourite imaginary client?
What’s an imaginary client?
How does your mother describe your profession?
Coffee or tea?
What's your earliest drawing memory?
A cave painting on the wall of my mother’s womb.
How do you prefer to spend your mornings?
All images contain invisible and trackable digital watermarks.
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