Drawing & Painting
What is your background? Do you have a degree or are you self-taught?
I have a Bachelor of Science in Art Education from Ball State University.
How did your life as an artist first begin?
My artwork started out as an “artist trade” between some students of mine and myself.
What does your art aim to say to your audience?
Who has been your biggest influence?
How has your practice changed over time?
What is your favorite time period of art?
Do you have a favorite work of art?
“Right Bird Left” by Lee Krasner
AMOA owns a series of three prints called the Primary Series by Lee Krasner (an American abstract expressionist painter, with a strong speciality in collage, who was married to Jackson Pollock.)
Any tips for young and upcoming artists in navigating the art world, especially locally?
How can we see more of your work?
What is a fun fact about your self!
Related Art Projects for Kids!
We would love to see the work of all the young artists out there! Samson suggests drawing contour lines “I LOVE contour line drawing! It’s a great practice, it’s unpredictable, and really breaks down preconceived notions of “good drawing”. Also, anyone can do it!”
Give it a try and share your work with us by sending a message to us on Facebook.
Can you draw this image while it is upside down? Don’t worry that it is a person. Just focus on the lines!