Tentacle Penguin Ventures

Tentacle Penguin Ventures was formed by Kristina Lendrum and Leslie Marchand at the In-and-Out drive-thru on Tampa Ave (you know, that one in front of the Costco?). Tired of their day jobs and longing for intellectual and creative fulfillment, they set out to create an entity that could bring to life original visual art pieces. Their work is heavily influenced by the horror and sci-fi/fantasy genres, emo-punk music, and, of course, the existential dread of everyday life. Ranging from graphic art prints to sculptural mixed media creations, Tentacle Penguin Ventures produces work that aspires to awaken something in the viewer – an unsettling of the mind perhaps, or a subtle stirring of the soul to be something more…