Coffee on Canvas

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Notable Press


Kiro Radio - 97.3 FM, Seattle WA

A couple years ago something terrible happened. Jon Norquist’s coffee maker broke. So, logically, the Tacoma dad and civil engineer bought a new one. But from day one it did nothing but disappoint and frustrate.....

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Creators Project

Embracing the caffeine high, Jon Norquist takes a few java dribbles and evolves them into an artform.   Who would think that a tragedy like a spilled mug of coffee could ferment an abstract piece of art? Coffee-splashed artwork twists and turns across the page, ranging from weak to strong, light to dark roasts in blown-out marbleized tableaus.....


Fubiz Media

The art project titled Coffee on Canvas came to life thanks to Jon Norquist's imagination. As his defective coffee pot left tracks on its way, the artist had the idea to paint on canvas with the round brown forms that were left. On the programme: landscapes, cities, logos and animals, all reproduced with accuracy and inventiveness.


Life in Coffee Colours

Incontriamo l’artista di copertina per una breve intervista in cui ci racconterà delle sue espressioni a tema caffè. Dove e come mai hai deciso di utilizzare il caffè per creare le tue opere? Sono arrivato a questa forma d’arte un paio di anni fa dopo aver acquistato una macchinetta del caffè difettosa.....

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fresh Cup Magazine

Jon Norquist is a civil engineer by trade, but a desire to find a creative outlet—combined with a poorly engineered coffee carafe—led to a second career as an artist, and the development of a collection of coffee-splashed canvases.  “I had always wanted to dive into my creative side, but it was difficult to find time to develop a craft with four kids and my engineering career,” Norquist says....