Meet Artist, Christina Hale, 12/18/17
Check out the video above for details on Hale’s amazing drawing, “Chance.”
Q: How long have you been painting?
A: Seriously and with focus since 1994.
Q: Who are some of your greatest influences?
A: Rothko, Basquiat, R. Crumb, Pollack
Q: What inspired you to get into the arts?
Q: Why drawing rather than another medium?
A: It’s good for introverts.
Q: What are your favorite materials to work with?
A: Pencil, eraser and paper.
Q: What kind of work do you own or show in your house or do you only have your own work displayed?
A: I own art my friends have made…a Kevin Evenson triptych – my roommate in the mission district, a drawing of a woman in bondage by SANO, an L.A. based graffiti artist, a photo of Cypress Hill by Estevan Oriol, etc.. I like looking at work that takes me back to a time and place I remember myself.
Q: What is the philosophy behind your work?
A: Women are allowed to express themselves.