Name: Shaughn Cooper
Twitter | IG: @shaughncooper
- When did you realize you were interested in art?
I first realized I was interested in art back in elementary school; I didn’t have many friends so I decided to keep myself busy with art.
- What Influences you and where do you get your inspiration?
Literature influences me for the most part (Bukowski, Brent Easton Ellis, and many more) and music (Kanye West, Kid Cudi, King Krule, and many more).
- Who are your top 5 favorite artists?
My top five artists are Kanye, Toshio Saeki, Rene Magritte, Kid Cudi, and Alejandro Jodorowsky
- If you could work with anyone dead or alive who would it be?
Either Kanye, or Young Thug.
- What differentiates you from different artist?
I honestly get asked this question a lot, and it befuddles me because I don’t really compare myself to people a lot; to me, the answer of this question lies in the audience
- What impact do you wish to leave with your art?
My impact that I hope to leave with my art is encourage people that no matter how terrible they may be at art, they can always get better if they work hard and gain some type of confidence; in my opinion, you have to start out as the absolute worst to become the absolute bes