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Who are you?
Wiley, Artist, Student, 17.
Where are you from?
What is your background?
I don’t really know but my parents are from the South—I know that.
What brought you to Youth Insights?
Wanting to do something with art that wasn’t taking an art class.
What are your interests?
Art, clothes, comics.
What does art mean to you?
Motivation for everything.
Do you have any favorite artists?
Philip Guston, Karl Wirsum, Jim Nutt, David Hockney, Eddie Martinez, Gaston Duf, Mark Beyer, William Hawkins, Austin English.
What inspires you?
Art books I have, comics, textiles, museums.
What do you hope to achieve in the future?
Own a gallery, own an art book/comic store, sell my work.