Friday, May 6, 2011

Artist Interview: Christian Millet

What is your name:  Christian Millet

Do you have a formal art education or are you a self taught artist: some classes and experience.

What is the style of your pieces: I want to believe they are expressionist abstracts

What is the medium in which you work: Oils, mixed media

What started you on your path as an artist: my aunt ask me to do a replica of a painting by Joan Miro

What is one of the most important things that art has brought to your life: patience and persistence

What is your favorite genre of art besides the one you work in: writing

Do you have art showings, and if so what are they typically like: sometimes crowded by underground

Do you have a certain set of clothes you make art in: a pair of buffalo jeans and dickies shorts, don’t use anything else.

What has been the most frustrating part of being an artist? Start again from scratch after I stop painting for 6 years

What is your favorite sandwich of all time: can we put Benedictine eggs in a sandwich?

Has this year brought about any changes in your work, and if so what are they: Patience to produce less but higher quality work and networking

Who is your favorite artist alive or dead: Paul Klee

What is the most moving piece of artwork that you have seen in person: TOD by Paul Klee/Guernica by Picasso

Do you have any animals, and what do they think of your work: live with two cats, they respect my space

Do you have any upcoming exhibitions you would like to share with us: 
November Dan’s Silver Leaf Denton Texas (solo exhibit)
February Lucia Ignacio Gallery, Sevilla. Spain (solo exhibit)
May Chateau Corbin Saint Emilion France (solo exhibit)        

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