Kwasi

Amankwah

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

 

I was born in Springfield, Illinois in 1977. I currently reside in Chicago for the past 14 years.

 

 

What initially drew you to drawing pretty pictures?

 

My oldest brother. He could draw and I always wanted to be able to draw as great as he could

 

 

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

 

Growing up in Canada I will have to go with my favorite Canadian skater, Pierre-Luc Gagnon.

Not very good at boarding better at painting them.

 

 

Who is your favorite artist, living or dead? 

 

Michelangelo, Piet Mondrian and Alex Ross are all so influential to me it would be hard to pick. 

 

 

 

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

 

Hockey, I really love the sport so when I am not watching the Blackhawks I am playing it with my team Chaos.

 

 

Who are your biggest influences?

 

My son Lincoln who was the inspiration for the board.

 

 

What mediums do you enjoy working in?

 

Pencil, Acrylics, and Adobe Illustrator