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..

 

 

www.delrealink.com

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.