Thursday, March 26, 2009

VisionMakers: Artist Interview with Stuart Asprey

VisionMakers 2009 features 37 Oklahoma artists working in three-dimensional and high craft media.

Guest blogger romy owens has done mini-interviews with many of the featured artists. Check back here during the run of the VisionMakers exhibition for insights into the world of these artists.

VisionMakers 2009 opens this Saturday, March 28 from 7-9pm at Six11 Creative, 611 N Broadway in Oklahoma City. It will run through April 30 and is open Thursday-Saturday, noon-6pm.

romy owens: How long have you been an artist?
Stuart Asprey: On a serious level, about 6 years. On a non-serious level, about 13 years.

ro: What is your preferred media for your artwork, and why?
SA: Ceramics, specifically English Porcelain, because I was a pyromaniac as a child.

ro: Is this your first year in VisionMakers?
SA: Yes.

ro: How does an exhibition like VisionMakers affect your art and/or career?
SA: Not sure yet, I will tell you after Saturday night.

ro: Who or what are your primary artistic influences?
SA: Robert Williams, Joe Coleman, Sergei Isupov, and Loui Marak.

ro: What challenges do you face in making art?
SA: Time. Never enough time.

ro: Where can people you don't know see more of your artwork?
SA: OVAC's website

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