lazarusrising

Sydney muralist Apeseven answered some questions for us ...part one

Allow me a moment to introduce myself.... 
My name is: Apeseven
What is your artistic discipline? Painter and installation artist

Ø  What was your first job?
Dish pig at a Butchers shop

Ø  What’s the first career you dreamed of having as a kid?
Architect

Ø  Who, or what, was your biggest teacher?
Skateboarding was my biggest teacher it taught me that no matter how many times I got fucked up and destroyed that I should get up not whinge, persevere and play the best hand dealt to me.

Ø  What are some of your technical/artistic/personal “rules” that you never break?
Never put acrylic over oil paint.

Ø  What are some things you’ve had to unlearn?
Love after every interation of it.

Ø  What things do you not like to do in your art?
Dolphins and rainbows.

Ø  What is next?
My  Solo exhibition in November “LAZARUS RISING”

 

Where are you heading with your work?
My work has gone down a more ephemeral, esoteric tapestry of old world occult imagery heavily laden with symbolism.

Ø  When people come to you for help, what do they usually want help with?
Grabbing something from a high up.

Ø  If you could make one rule that everyone had to follow, what rule would you make?
Keep to the fucking left.

Ø  What things do you think should be done the old-fashioned way?
Everything

Ø  Where is your happy place?
Studio, just finishing a painting.

Ø  What kind of art do you enjoy most?
I enjoy laughing at home renovation “art” .