David Francis Drymala

Born in: Aurora, CO USA

Lives in: Kansas City, MO USA

Media: Painting, Mixed media

Describe your work in 3 words: Deep - Emotional - Unique

See More Work:   http://www.davidfdrymala.com - http://www.davidfrancisdrymala.com (early work)

Pulling Free

"I have struggled with mental illness since I was 17 when I was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Art is my outlet for what I’m going through as I struggle with the voices."

What themes does your work involve?
I mainly paint my thoughts and emotions.
Describe your creative process.
I don’t usually start out with anything in particular in mind, I just start drawing on the canvas and the painting just kind of flows as I’m painting.
What influences your work? What inspires you?
The paintings of Salvador Dali have influenced my work because his paintings come straight from his imagination.
What is good art? What makes a piece of art great?
I think good detail and expressing emotions.
What is the role of the artist today?
To encourage others to go deeper.

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