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Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Interview with Frank Rozasy

q)What is your name?

a) Frank Rozasy

q) Where do you live and work?

a)Santa Monica California

q)What is your creative process like?

a)I’m a painter, photographer, video maker, computer graphics and installation artist.

q)What is your favourite medium?

a) Right now acrylic painter (see attachment)

q)What is your current favourite subject?

a)I’ve been making art of the same woman (Doe Gentry) and muse for the past 25 years

q)How long does it take for you to finish a piece?

a)Each painting takes about a month

q)What has been your biggest accomplishment so far?

a)That I’ve been able to make art for the last 38 years and hardly ever have to work a side job.

q)Are there any contemporary artists that you love?

a)I’m inspired by many known and unknown artists

q)Can we buy your art anywhere?

a)Out of my studio, through my website.

q)Anything that people should know about that we don’t??

a)For the past 20 years I’ve been a long distance ocean swimmer and that keeps me sane

q)What is your best piece of advice for those who would like to rise in their level of artistry?

a) Just keep making your art and never give up or become bitter

q)What inspires you to keep going when the work gets frustrating or tough?

a) Just knowing I can just keep making new art.

q)How do you describe your work to those who are unfamiliar with it?

a)My art is all about my passions and essences

q)What kind of training did you have which helped you achieve your current level of artistry?

a) Being well read in art history

q)Is there a tool or material that you can’t imagine living without?

a)My eyes

q)Who are your influences?

a) Many great artists, through out art history

q)What inspires you to create?

a)Just living, I create like I breath.

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