J.W. Butts, who goes by the name Mute0n, is a southern artist born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama and currently residing in Chattanooga, Tennessee. A central interest of Mute0n is the prospect of art giving one immortality. He looks forward to one day looking back on a timeline of his life marked by various murals, artwork, and the many creations he has mustered up. He's fueled by life experiences, travel, good music, good company, and copious amounts of coffee.