ARTIST OF THE MONTH

Hi there,

Boy, am I behind on this blogging situation, real life kind of took a toll on me, and I am just starting to catch my breath again! I shall try and do better!!!

Today I would like to introduce you guys to Andre Shepard and his beautiful artwork. He isn’t a man of many words, but his work most definitely speaks for itself. Instead of sitting here and typing up a storm, I’ll take heed from him, and cut straight to the chase!

So today, instead of sitting here and typing up a storm, I’ll take heed from him, and cut straight to the chase!

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1. WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

I was born in Chicago but I grew up in Houston.

2. WHEN DID YOU START CREATING?

I started drawing at three years old.

3. SELF TAUGHT OR ART SCHOOL?

I learned art by just trying new supplies and new techniques so self-taught.

4. HOW WOULD YOU CLASSIFY YOUR WORK?

I would classify my work as urban culture.

5. HAS YOUR STYLE CHANGED OVER TIME?

I would say yes my style has changed over time you can see my growth.

6. WHAT MESSAGE, IF ANY, ARE YOU TRYING TO CONVEY THROUGH YOUR WORK??

I try to draw a happy feeling from my audience when the see a character from an old tv show that made them laugh.

 

7. WHATS THE BIGGEST OBSTACLE YOU’VE ENCOUNTERED WITH SHARING AND SELLING WORK?

My biggest obstacle is selling I feel I’m not outgoing enough to engage any potential buyer.

8. WHERE DO YOU SEE YOUR WORK TAKING YOU?

I see myself only doing art for a living.

9. PROUDEST ART ACHIEVEMENT?

My proudest moment was my first show in 2016 because I was on the outside trying to figure out how to get in the art world so I felt like I made it in a sense.

10 ANY ADVICE FOR YOUNG ARTISTS TRYING TO LEAVE THEIR MARK?

Create and share as much as possible.

If you want to know and see more follow Andre on Instagram

ciao for now!

Be art,

Aby

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