Art is about adding something to your life that inspires authenticity.Read More
I did not have a natural aptitude for drawing and yet I was encouraged by that single skill as being the essence of my artistic career.Read More
When you’re an artist, you have lots of time to contemplate your processes in life. The best example I can give you is through a question: Is the real process of creativity a natural phenomena or can it be learned and influenced?Read More
The late great Grant MacEwan, once said to me—“your ability to work with your hands will always put food on the table”.Read More
Any one that grew up in the 60’s and 70’s, in small town Alberta or small town North America for that matter will remember what 25 cents would get ya.Read More
There is not much known about Banksy except he’s a street artist and political activist who’s face has never been seen and he lives in London. His work has become iconic and has appeared in different cities around the world. He creates visually diverse images ranging from a mouse riding an exactor blade to a bottle of champagne in a carousel. His work has a social economic relevance that leaves us to ponder our perceptions of the world.
His art is stenciled images which are primarily sprayed on surfaces.
Banksy is an original and has managed to keep his identity secure. His art is sought after and copied and stolen all the time.
One thing seems very clear to me, his art is for all people of the world not just the elite.
In 2006 after a pretty severe motorcycle accident, something had changed.Read More