High Artist Spotlight: David Johann Abadiano

A Graphic Designer/Illustrator by profession, David Johann Abadiano started drawing at an early age. His influences came from various artists, the arts in general, music, and the world around him. Art is where he gathers his inspirations and transforms them into art or design. He attended art school where he studied digital media to learn and gain knowledge and understanding to help boost his skills in art and design. Since then, art and design have become a part of him, morphing into his very being; a food for his soul.
We recently caught up with David after High Art 2022 to learn more about his most recent inspirations:
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Where do you find your creative inspiration?
Aside from just popping inside my head, I get inspiration from the music I listen to, current events, digital media, and my surroundings.
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Why do you do what you do?
It gives me an enormous sense of well-being. Kinda like a peace portal.
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What art/artist do you most identify with?
I admire many artists, but honestly, I have no idea.
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What themes do you pursue the most?
Cartoons, Sci-fi, and futuristic
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What role does an artist have in society?
Share the beauty of the artist's creation. To stand out and speak loud. A voice through art.
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What is your artistic outlook on life?
Share every good and beauty through art.
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What advice would you give to your younger self?
Constant practice and learning to attain progress.
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Do you listen to music while you are creating? If yes, tell us your favorite song and artist.
Yes. All of New Order
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What's the best thing about being an artist?
The beauty of artistic-insanity. Being able to express and create what we conceive inside our head.
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What is your dream project?
A collaboration with someone/something big and get my name out there.
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