Jose Pimienta – School of Hard Knocks
Jose Pimienta (joe pi) grew up on the border between Mexicali, Mexico and Calexico, USA. Influenced by films, animation and paintings, he nurtured a love for storytelling and drawing.
When it came to make a choice, he put down the bass, left his band and came to the U.S. to go to college in Savannah, Georgia. After half a decade in the south, Jose packed his belongings into his sedan, drove to Kentucky, picked up an old friend and drove back to the west coast.
Nowadays, with new and old friends, Jose draws storyboards, comics and concept designs as a freelance artist. He still enjoys coffee in the mornings and every once in a while he picks up a guitar for ol’time’s sake. He lives in Culver City and goes for walks after sundown.
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