John Armato, Sacramento Member Since December 2010 Artist Statement John Armato is a creative strategist and senior partner in the world's largest public relations firm. He's also a jazz drummer, writer, and visual designer. He works in digital marquetry, photo-manipulation illustration, and graphic design. Armato is heavily influenced by mid-century modern architecture, art and design, as well as his parents' artistic pursuits. (His father is a accomplished watercolorist whose paintings hang in private collections around the country and sell in galleries in Kansas City, Missouri. His mother is a talented interior designer.) Armato blogs about communications, the creative process and living a life of ideas at www.thinkinside.biz. More about his work as a musician can be found at www.johnarmatodrums.com. You can follow his musings on a variety of topics on Twitter (@armatoj).