Artists ~ Liam Brooks ~ Pawtucket

Artist’s name: Liam Brooks
Shop name: LiamBrooksArt@ETSY.com
Website: LiamBrooksArt@ETSY.com

1. Tell us about your work:
I use various types of paint and pigment to create a circular surface covered in varying, sometimes concentric, circles. I then add a large collection of found objects, junk jewelry, buttons, bracelets etc. My goal is to create an introspective mandala which plays with light and contrasting colors.


2. Is there a story behind the name of your business?
I think it's just a natural extension of wanting my art to reach people.

3. How did you come to be a professional artist/crafter/designer?
I've always been an artist from the time I was a small child. Art is my way of coping with the world and communicating with it. My work also helps me communicate with my self.

4. Where do you draw your inspiration?
I draw inspiration from emotions and observing the world.


5. What’s your favorite item to create?
Multimedia paintings.

6. What’s your best seller?
My Magnets have been the best seller on my site.


7. How long have you been in Rhode Island?
I've been in Rhode Island for 5 years. My wife, son and I moved here from Austin, Texas.

8. What do you {heart} about Rhode Island?
The Beaches.

9. Favorite place to take out-of-towners?
The Beach.

10. Any advice for new/wannabe makers?
Try and do a little work every day.

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