Monday, February 5, 2007
In what ways do you think living in California, near the movie industry to be specific, influences your art?
Being born and raised in Southern California, it's hard for me to write how living in California influences my artwork. I've never really been influenced by the media around me, but moreover inspired. I may go out and see a cool movie and think, how did they do that? But living in ca doesn't make me feel any different about my art. I use art as a voice, a way to speak out and express my thoughts or feelings. Perhaps in the long run, the people around me (aka other socalers), maybe influence my thoughts and feelings, but isn't that life, despite where I'm raised? Perhaps having all the studios around me gives me some hope for future jobs, though I've known for quite some time that LA isn't the place I want to have my career in