Graffiti Artist — made the ChART sign in Alycia Alley
Describe your art: Graffiti on walls, large canvases, or miniature murals on paper. Graffiti like abstracts. I like shapes and colors.
Were you an Artsy Kid: Yes, I liked making something out of nothing with my dad.
Earliest creation memory: I remember scribbling.
Finest of Colors: Electric Blue
Favorite Tool: Angle Grinder
Influencers: Crosby Jack first got me into spray painting. My brother Geoff got into it with me and introduced me to Patch Whiskey and John Punt. I really like their work.
Next big thing: I’d like to have another wall. One that won’t be torn down. (James painted a mural on the old Fabulon building.
At what would you like to be better: Spray painting, illustration, and wood-working.
Do you have a routine: NO!
Superpower: Going with the flow. Being able to change it up and not sticking to one thing, art-wise anyway.
Artist are notoriously hard on themselves, what is this like for you: I was more like that in high school and college, but I learned to deal with it.
Because you are artsy, people think: Create things out of the blue and design things for them.
Clear Seeing Place: My backyard. I am hoping for an art shed out there.
Why does Art Matter: Through art you can show your true colors. You can make anything you desire.
Why are you beautiful: Is that a real Question? My humor? It is unique.
Susan Irish is the founder and owner of Fabulon – Center for Art and Education. Each month she inrterviews a different local artist.