Our TOMS event is happening on August 9-10! Whether you want to show your team spirit, make a personal gift, or get original artwork, we’ll have local artists ready to customize your freshly purchased TOMS shoes. Stop by our tables and meet Alex Minch: surfer, outdoorsman, and artist.
Where are you from, Alex?
From Portland, Oregon.
Where did you get your art skills?
What inspires you?
I’m inspired by nature, the ocean, graffiti, and other art.
How would you describe your artistic style?
If I had to describe my artistic style, I would describe it as all over the place or A.D.D. I have so many different styles in my past and so many to come in my future.
Tell us about one of your favorite art pieces that you have created.
One on my favorite art pieces is a drawing of a boy, who appears to be half machine. It was an accidental portrait of myself and my past injuries.
What are your goals as an artist?
My only goal as an artist is to improve and evoke interest
Who are your heroes?
Duke, who brought surfing over to the main land. Dr. Seuss, my parents, Todd Minch and so many more.
What are your hobbies and interests?
Surfing, art, outdoors, fishing, camping, travel.
Who is your favorite artist or what is your favorite art piece?
Do you have any advice for other aspiring artists?
Keep creating art and nothing else matters.