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Artist Interview: Kevin Sloan - Little Observationist
Welcome to the magical world of Kevin Sloan, an American painter who was born in Iowa but calls Colorado home by way of many other cities around the States. His work can be called Contemporary Realism, which he explains is like painting reality with a twist. Kevin agreed to let me pick his brain about some of the imagery in his work like animals, clocks and teacups. He shared a few details about how he starts his day and what he hopes to communicate through his work as well as a few of his favourite restaurant gems in Denver and some insight into the city through the five senses. LO: Tell us a bit about yourself. KS: I’m currently living in Denver, Colorado. My partner and I moved here about 1-1/2 years ago from Santa Fe, New Mexico where we’d lived for about 11 years. I was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa. However, after leaving Des Moines at age 18 for college, I’ve lived all over the United States. Here is the list: Philadelphia, Tucson, Phoenix, San Francisco, New Orleans, New York City, Key West, Ft. Lauderdale, Santa Fe, and now Denver. It would seem from this list that I …