How do you describe the subject matter of your work?

I draw mostly people but anything interested or complicated I like to draw.

What mediums do you work with?

Acrylic, graphite, colored pencil, etc.

What are you presently inspired by – are there particular things you are reading, listening to or looking at to fuel your work?

Movies, old and new.

What do you hope your work will accomplish? How do you want people to be affected?

Just to inspire people to chase their dreams.

Besides your art practice, are you involved in any other kind of work? What are your hopes for life after Art Connection?

 I do janitorial work. After Art Connection, I would like to attend an art institute.

How has working with Art Connection affected your art?

We improved here.

How would you describe a “successful artist”?

Someone who inspires others to make art.

Are there any artists you look to for inspiration?

Andy Warhol, and my grandmother.

Do you have a motto you live by?

You can’t fall if you can’t climb, but there’s no joy in living your life on the ground.