Normal History Vol. 588: The Art Of David Lester

Every week, we’ll be posting a new illustration by David Lester. The Mecca Normal guitarist is visually documenting people, places and events from his band’s 36-year run, with text by vocalist Jean Smith.

Self-Isolation Still Life #4
As an artist who documents events in a variety of ways, pre-pandemic David could sometimes be seen drawing in local cafes.

“What About The Boy?” from The Family Swan (Kill Rock Stars, 2002) (download):