Del Real Ink

Where were you born? Year, Country, State. Where do you live currently


Born 1985 in south side Chicago, IL - Raised in Little Village - current resident of Pilsen



What initially drew you to drawing pretty pictures


Inspired by murals and street art throughout my community, as a kid drew some cartoons e.g. tmnt..



Who is your favorite skateboarder, living or dead? Any ties to skateboarding


Respect the craft although i do not skateboard..


 Who is your favorite artist, living or dead?

Aztec, Moche, Mayan indigenous art; Mexican muralists e.g. Siquieros, Rivera, Posada

When you're not creating amazing works of art, what do you enjoy doing


Time with family and Travel



Who are your biggest influences


My parents and community; Culture



What mediums do you enjoy working in?


All, namely spray paint, acrylic, ink



Anything else you want to tell?


Thanks ArtDeckCo for this unique opportunity to create and feature boards in a rotating exhibition..

Who is your favorite artist, living or dead?


I really dig MARS 1, Gustav Klimt, ICH...but really I couldn't pick a favorite, it's too hard.