PB&J Sandwiches, Skateboards and Other Artist EssentialsTwyla artist Canyon Castator answers some of our favorite questions.
Art — 05.25.17
LA-based artistCanyon Castator makes figurative works that start as iPad sketches and end as narrative paintings. Raised in Boulder, Colorado, Canyon spent his early years competitive skateboarding, but took up art as a hobby after he was injured. (You’ll probably pick up some of that skater vibe as you read the Q&A below.) As Canyon is one of the more recent artists to join Twyla, we asked him a few questions to find out more about his favorite things and his approach to art and life.
Canyon in his studio.
What is your favorite work of art?
"Asheville" (1948) by Willem de Kooning.
I always have [fill in the blank] in my studio.
What famous person would you most like to have dinner with?