jake mosher portrait

Jake Mosher Interview

Jake Mother Interview – Forty Nine Questions and Art ain’t One

  1. Favourite Colour? Violet
  2. When you were growing up what did you want to be?A professional baseball player
  3. Name the Place you’d most like to live in?Big Sky, Montana USA
  4. Seaside or Countryside Countryside
  5. You’re hosting a dinner party what’s your signature dish? Steak
  6. Dogs or Cats? Cats – large heads, extra toes and stub tails are a plus
  7. What was your nickname at school?  Woody
  8. Most influential person in your life?My mother and father, who both encouraged me to do what I want
  9. If you could go back in time to which period would you go to? The 80s. Why, oh why did mullets go out of style?
  10. Name an Instagram account you follow?What’s Instagram?
  11. Favourite Museum or Gallery? Museum of Natural History, NYC 
  12. If money was no object, what luxury item would you buy yourself?1970 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet
  13. Favorite Album (music)?Linda Ronstadt – Poor Poor Pitiful Me
  14. Person you’d love to meet?Ted Williams
  15. Describe your ultimate romantic date. A picnic high in the mountains of Montana during the middle of summer when the wildflowers are blooming
  16. You are happiest when…….I’m in remote country far from civilization
  17. What makes you sad?The rate at which this Earth’s wild places are disappearing
  18. If you could change one thing about the world. Less hate, more love, and a universal notion of compromise
  19. Whats the first thing on your bucket list? Photographing the aurora borealis from Norway
  20. Favorite Restaurant? Rib and Chop House, Livingston, Montana
  21. Book shop or Record Shop? Book Shop
  22. Name your favourite book? Walking to Gatlinburg by Howard Frank Mosher
  23. Pet Hate Bullies
  24. Prize Possession A 10,000-year-old spearhead I found in Montana, last carried by someone who believed they could kill a mammoth with a stick and a stone.
  25. How many tattoos/piercings do you have?One tattoo
  26. Gym or Jim Bean? What, is multitasking not allowed?
  27. What colour are your eyes? Blue
  28. Junk Food which is your dirty secret?Did someone say candy???
  29. What’s your poison? Starbucks
  30. Describe your morning routine. Ask myself why I run in the mornings. Go for my run. Repeat question.
  31. Where do you call home?Montana
  32. What makes you laugh?Half the things that happen to me on any given day. Better to laugh than to cry.
  33. What perfume/aftershave do you use?Aftershave? Now there’s something else I can add to my morning routine. 
  34. Whats you favourite season and why?Autumn. Changing leaves, clean air, and a sense that summer is not quite gone.
  35. Describe the wildest night out you’ve ever had. I swore on my life I’d never tell….
  36. What opportunity have you turned down?To remain in a high-paying job with great benefits, working for a good company. I chose art. No regrets.
  37. Have you ever been arrested?I’ve never been convicted
  38. Favorite Quote? “I hate rude behaviour in a man. I won’t tolerate it.” –  Capt. Woodrow Call, Lonesome Dove
  39. First live band you went to see?Metallica 
  40. Biggest Regret? Not spending more time with my grandparents
  41. Describe something that you are proud of?I’ve had two novels published
  42. Describe yourself in 3 words. Loyal, Competitive, Adventurous
  43. Favourite film.Legends of the Fall 
  44. How many pairs of shoes do you own?This is cowboy country. Do six pairs of boots count?
  45. Describe a favourite walkA hike to a mountain lake on a summer evening
  46. Tell us whats in your bag/pocketsTruck keys and a voucher for a free cup of coffee
  47. Who was the last person you called?My friend, Jeff Vickers, the ambassador for the Royal Photographic Society
  48. Whats the tune/band that you are listening to the most?Lady Gaga
  49. Whats your cure for a hangover? Nothing gets you over the last one like the next one, right?

View Jake Moshers Artwork