For an hour, Hollis Dunlap talks about subjects related to Art, technique, creativity and about his personal experience in this area. A chat that goes way beyond a usual interview. Perfect for enjoying a coffee and forgetting about the hectic world for a while.
Officially we know that Hollis Dunlap was born in 1977 in Northern Vermont, United States, and that has been intensely dedicated to the study and practice of painting since he was 14 years old. We also know that he is currently painting and teaching in Southeastern CT and exhibiting regularly in New York, Boston, San Francisco and Miami. Though all that is true, it does not quite describe the Hollis Dunlap we knew.
Hollis is a vivacious, intelligent and talking guy, a good life and good painting lover. His head goes fast, very fast; And sleeps little, very little. He loves painting and sees the world as if it was painted so that you can feel how he fantasizes with the planes of your face, or how he triangles the cheek of the guy next to him while talking about Velázquez.
What we liked the most from the very first minute was the fact that he is a modest guy, but intellectually sophisticated. He has a bullshit detector that does not allow him to take his feet off the ground at any time, so he is modest enough not to intimidate you, but not so much that he does not let a sweeping personality shine.
Enjoy the interview!