Conrad was inspired to adopt this new medium by pictures of empty shelves hitting headlines. The drawings are a monument to the dystopian vision of empty shelves in supermarkets nationwide, thanks to people panic-buying every pack of toilet paper in sight in preparation for lockdown.
Conrad has channelled this pandemic into his art. From the personal mentorship of Maggi Hambling CBE since 2007, Conrad has learnt to be always radical, and always searching for new meaning and truth in the smallest detail of the everyday. Coupled with this Conrad is always equipped with a sense of the ridiculous: which panic buying loo roll to battle an invisible virus surely is…?