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Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland




Jonathan McKeeJonathan McKee, 20 is a Graphic Design student at the University of Ulster. He enjoys painting and is currently exhibiting some of his work at Castle Street gallery, Art Act. The exhibition is heavily themed with the paintings based mainly on a collection of bizarre cakes owned by the fictional Mrs. Appelby.

What do you like doing on your day off?
Reading if its bad weather or else out and about with friends if it's good.

If you were to choose your favourite meal what would it be, where and why?
Steak, in a limo � because people are bound to love you then.

What has been your proudest moment?
Probably being a top candidate in NI for Art and Design.

What was the most frightening moment of your life?
Hurricane Charley, Friday August 13 2004 � I need say nothing more.

How would you describe your taste in clothes?
Very poor and heavily influenced by graphic design.

What would you do if you won a million pounds?
Book a seat on Virgin Galactic.

What was your most embarrassing moment?
In a play, someone didn't come on when they were supposed to, so I had to improvise a speech for about five minutes.

What music do you like?
Apart from Belle and Sebastian, most of it is 1960-1980 time frame, Beatles, Cream, Supertramp. I could go on.

What sports person do you most admire?
I'm not into sports though I do like Dame Kelly Holmes and admired Jane Tomlinson too.

Describe your best ever holiday.
Driving on Interstate 80, coast to coast from New York to San Francisco

What is your greatest remaining ambition?
Be part of the R.U.A annual exhibition, but I'm going to have to work on that...

If you could spend a day with a celebrity whom would you choose?
Bill Clinton

If you were stranded on a desert island what three things would you want with you?
Pen, sketchpad and an ipod.

Car Monster Truck
Film 'Der Untergang'
Comedian Larry David
CD Abbey Road - The Beatles
Book The Cement Garden
Actor Joaquin Phoenix
Actress Scarlett Johansson
Drink Five Alive

Ulster Star

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