Art & Design

BULLETT X Tappan Collective: Tyler Healy Gives Good Link

Art & Design

BULLETT X Tappan Collective: Tyler Healy Gives Good Link


The Tappan Collective artist Tyler Healy wears many hats: artist, curator, surfer, and for our little Q & A, versatile humorist. His work mirrors the latter with a simple style and a warm but brash commentary. Read on for more on the Parson-educated New Yorker’s unique inspirations and predelictions, in URL form.

Tell us a little bit about your upcoming show.
May 10 2013

When do you make your best work?
Probably in… America?

You seem to curate quite a bit, how does that affect your work?
Sometimes it gets messy!?!

Did you have breakfast today?
Yeah I had it in Paris, Vegas actually! #ihop

What is your favorite color?
Favorite color? This reminds me of a short story by Carrie Bradshaw…

What is your favorite instrument?
Pen 15.

What subject do you seem to be most drawn to?
See previous answer.

What is your least favorite sound?
Predz much sumz me ^.

Who is your favorite artist?
Lloyd: What do you think the chances are of a guy like you and a girl like me… ending up together?

Mary: Well, Lloyd, that’s difficult to say. I mean, we don’t really…

Lloyd: Hit me with it! Just give it to me straight! I came a long way just to see you, Mary. The least you can do is level with me. What are my chances?

Mary: Not good.

Lloyd: You mean, not good like one out of a hundred?

Mary: I’d say more like one out of a million.


Lloyd: So you’re telling me there’s a chance…

Why do you make art?
Lloyd: What the hell are we doing here, Harry? We gotta get out of this town!

Harry: Oh yeah, and go where? Where are we gonna go?

Lloyd: I’ll tell you where. Someplace warm. A place where the beer flows like wine. Where beautiful women instinctively flock like the salmon of Capistrano. I’m talking about a little place called Aspen.

Harry: Oh, I don’t know, Lloyd. The French are assholes.

What is your favorite ice cream flavor?

What is the one thing you wouldn’t eat?

Where do you pull inspiration from?
Mostly here

What is your biggest demon?
These next two questions were tough ones, but…

What is your happy place?

What gets you out of bed in the morning?
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.

What puts you to sleep at night?
More like who!

Who is your hero?
I would just sing the entire song but my breath has already been taken. #JenniferLoveHewitt

What would you draw a lover?
My Back!

Whats your ideal life at 60?

Where is your ideal life?
Peace, health and happiness for all.

What do you most admire in a man?

What do you most admire in a woman?
Did you see that skit on SNL? No, no the other one.

How much do you love Tappan?
Oh my God!

Why do you use film?