I think people go up and down in this emotional cycle and I try to bring a lot of that into my paintings.
-Cody Hudson

Chicago-based artist and founder of design house Struggle Inc., Cody Hudson’s subtle drawings and design work combine sharp wit with surprisingly candid emotion. In addition to exhibiting internationally in numerous museums and galleries, he has produced logos, album covers, and clothing for clients such as Nike, Stussy, The Cool Kids, and A-TRAK through Struggle Inc. Watch the interview from “The Run Up,” available to the public for free for the first time, on Walrus TV.

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