Quarter 1: 1st Place Winner – Mortimer Rex
Local band and 1st Place Winner of The Square, Mortimer Rex, performs their song “Dandelion”.
Artist: James English
Bio: James English and Kyle Lanning make up the band called Mortimer Rex. They started playing together at a coffee shop just off the college campus where James was working as a professor and Kyle was working on his BS in biology. The people in Mortimer Rex’s songs have a history, they have an arc, and the lyrics hints at a future, but the stories are about the immediate struggle of now.
Piece Description: An Illustration of the heartbreaking maxim: Life is what happens when we’re busy making other plans.