Lily Butter ~ Artist Bio 24.10.011


Artist Biography

Lillian Butter has spent the last 10 years Travelling North America, Documenting the Loves and Lives of her Favourite Edge and Outsider Charectors. Drawing from a long and rich classical Art Tradition of taking prostitutes and Punks and Queers and  Unemployed Artsy Trash as Muses, Butters Multimedia Illustration attempts to take intimate snap shots of chaos and render them with meticulous Attention Deficit to Detail. The Porn and Pickups art show will also present several large format “Ultra-Illustrations” made in a special hybrid painting drawing Techniq that I am still Inventing ! Butters Art appears Regularilly At Barristers Gallery (NOLA) PatrickJohMills Gallery (Ottawa) and is Notorious from her Wide reaching Internet Famousness. Butter Set up Studio in GTA early 2010; Porn & Pickups @ Cum As You Are is her Second Solo Show here.

Butter’s art has only been in Galleries since 2009 when her work was discovered by Barrister’s Gallery/NOLA as she sat in the back of EnVie Coffee shop on her 3rd ice cappuccino working on an ultra detailed pen illustration, on the back of a job application, of herself half naked and waving a box cutter. As of All Souls Day 2011, Butter Lives and keeps a real nice tricked out Studio in Toronto but Still could show up anywhere at any Time. She is also a frequent contibutor to other art projects in GTA and NOLA including Yamantanka//Sonic Titan, Feast yer Eyes NOLA Comix artist Magazine, the Little Lambs Art Cult,  the Miss Rockaway Armada home made river boat, and The Bad Idea Factory. Creator of over 4 dozens of zine Titles some of which can be found in the cambridge zine library, the queer zine archive, and a dozen Distros arround the country, Self published and distroed herself across north americathrough lo tech internet and punk ass travelling for over a decade.

they’re all scanned in to sicknessandfilth in the zines section.

Also,  not only is Butter a decent Bus Mechanic and a Precision Machist and a Legal Researcher, but She can also
kind of weld a little bit. and do residential/ light industrial electricial. She has dabbled in acting and modelling and it comes back to haunt her all the time. In her spare time she makes awesome inventions like guitars made of gascans and dog legs and broken
guitars. One time she reanimated a dead goat for the Automaton Festival of Piety Iron Works 2011. She has toured her one woman punk rock puppet show The Lost Little Girl Show from PDX to NOLA to Short Mountain.  She is activeFront woman for  two different punk-metal-art bands (including Pussy Pussy Thrillz!  who have played 2 shows since 1992) who never play cuz the band members are all in it as a side project.

Butter also invented the sicknessandfilth art database.
its based on my own brain when i close my eyes and try to stare at it.
its my inventions of a way to program a computer in cartoons. its still
under crapstruction.