mercoledì 10 aprile 2013

Interview with KwangHo Shin

q)please tell us a brief info about yourself.

a)I am a Korean artist who do art.

q)please tell us a brief info about yourself.

a) When I was 7, I got shocked about creation by the cartoon that my cousin drew. The passion of creation, instead of the thinking of being an artist, made myself.

q)What are your tools of the trade and why?

a) I usually use oil paint or acrylic paint, but I'm trying to use variety materials in needs. I'm also planning to do sculptures in this year. I think the tools are just the way to transmit, so they should not be the purpose of art.

q)Who or what gives you inspiration on your morbid art?

a) All people around me, and myself. The complicated emotions that I feel through people are my motive.

q)Is your artistic background self-taught or did you go to college to study?

a) I studied fine art in art college.

q)How do you keep “fresh” within your industry?

a) I just forget about last artworks. I just do art without plans.

q)What are some of your current projects?

a) Most of current works are oil paintings, but I'm thinking of many kinds of works.

q)Which of your works are you the most proud of? And why?

a) Painting, [1]. It's better to say that it's the first paiting that I've done when I got back to Korea from Germany. There's no specific reason.

q)Are there any areas, techniques, mediums, projects in your field that you have yet to try?

a) I'm planning of many kinds of art, but I'm not afford to do that yet. Sculpting and video art.

q)What do you do to keep yourself motivated and avoid burn-out?

a) I just live in my studio and it's my daily. And I look a lot of young artists' works on internet.

q)how do you spend most of your free time?

a) Almost everyday is my free time. I usually spend time at my studio if I don't have any special schedule.

q)What contemporary artists or developments in art interest you?

a) Alex Kanevsky, Antony Micallef, Amazing Works, and Justin Mortimer.

q)We really like some of your pictures, how can we get our hands on them? Do you sell them? How?

a) They are being sold on Saatchi online, or you can trade with me directly through e-mail or Facebook. It's better for me to trade directly with me, honestly.