Son studied at the Art Institute of Seattle at 17 years old and graduated with an applied arts degree in commercial art. He worked at Tower Records afterward from 1990 to 1998. He then got into the “Action Sports” industry designing waterskis and wakeboards for companies like Byerly and Hyperlite in 2001 to the 2009. He then started freelancing and designing graphics for various companies like O’neill, ProTec, Reef, Skullcandy, Scion and Ladera skateboards.
At the present time he resides in Monroe, Washington with his wife Reina, son Nathan, daughter Cyan and dog Pichu. He has started his own one man design house called Son of a Gun which encompasses everything from logos and graphic works, tattoo designing, doing events/trade shows and doing commissioned paintings. His dream is to be famous one day painting portraits of movie stars and Hip Hop icons.
Favorite artists past and present: Van Goh, Dali, Warhol, Basquait, Frazetta, Dondi, Vargas, and David Choe
Favorite tatoo artist: Horiyoshi III, Chris Garver
Favorite Models: Bettie Page, Queen Esther, Paulina Porizkova
Favorite music: 90s Hip Hop, 80s, Jazz