Four Illustrations by Jon Read

*Ed.’s Note: click images to view larger sizes.

Smoke Signals

Inside Fun Lake

Mutant Love

Mutant Attack

A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Jon Read is a graduate of Kent State University. His style is influenced by visionary folk art and neo-expressionism. His paintings portray a strong narrative, telling stories heavily influenced by comic books, cult films, science fiction, mythology and religion. On the performance stage, he is also known as The Wiggins, a one man band crafting music that has been said to have an “end of times” sound, fusing rockabilly guitar riffs, punk rock overdrive, and heavy hip-hop beats. He currently lives in Houston, Texas.

Check out HFR’s book catalog, publicity list, submission manager, and buy merch from our Spring store. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.