Sharon R. Reaves's Blog (4)

SALT Profile: Fernando Reyes

Art is your second career. How you decided to make this transition and when?

FR: After 17 years of banking my last job with Bank of America was Senior Group Operations Manager for the banks bankruptcy accounts nationwide, I was ready to make a drastic change so I quit in 1991 to pursue a career in art. One thing I took away from banking was the ability to understand the marketing and managing of my artwork.



Why did I quit a good paying job? My partner Daniel was very encouraging… Continue

Added by Sharon R. Reaves on June 21, 2013 at 2:49pm — No Comments

SALT Profile: Gigi Chen

What’s it like to be an art star?

GC: Ha! I wish! You mean the show Art Star. I auditioned on a total whim. I remember standing in line with my five paintings. Jeffrey Deitch hosted the show and the interview took place in his gallery during the Keith Haring exhibit. Talk about surreal!



I didn’t understand the art world at this point. I had no clue what I was getting into, who these people were or the impact it would have on my life but out of 400 people I was selected. I was… Continue

Added by Sharon R. Reaves on June 18, 2013 at 3:12pm — No Comments

SALT Profile: Aubrey Rhodes

Where were you born?

AR: I was born in Modesto, California, in the late 70s - born into the leftovers of bell bottom pants, Folk music, and the decline of the VW beetle - my mother's first and only car, which she bought when she was 16 and still drives to this day. The only self-portrait I've ever done is a painting of me as a baby eating a cookie in the back of her bug.



Currently, I am living in Melbourne, Australia, with my husband and 16 month old daughter. We moved here from… Continue

Added by Sharon R. Reaves on May 13, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

SALT Profile: Jander Lacerda

Where were you born and where do you currently reside?

JL: I was born in Brazil, in a small and backwards rural town, but it was there that I was lucky to absorb a love of nature because of my upbringing and spending a lot of time with my maternal grandparents' farm. I currently reside in San Francisco, the city that pulls me back when I try to spread my wings... I don't fully understand this love affair we have, me and this city, but I honor it.



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Added by Sharon R. Reaves on May 10, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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