Trace Burroughs was an abstract artist at the age of 10-15 years old and sold over 300 paintings internationally, one of which is included in the Westport, CT Permanent Municipal Art Collection. Currently he is an award winning artist that has exhibited in dozens of local galleries and shows throughout Fairfield County and has been featured at New York Art Extended and Art Basel Miami. Since 2017 he produced/curated several art shows including one at the Carriage Barn New Canaan, and three in Westport. He is also a cartoonist, broadcast designer, author, film producer and animator whose work has appeared in film and on television.
We recently asked Trace some questions about his inspirations:
Q: Where do you find your creative inspiration?
A: "Every where"
Q: Why do you do what you do?
A: "If people like what I do, then that is love for me in some way."
Q: What art/artist do you most identify with?
A: "Salvadore Dali"
Q: What role does an artist have in society?
A: "To decorate walls or objects"
Q: What is your artistic outlook on life?
A: "Trying to think outside of my personal box. "
Q: What is your dream project?
A: " Have my art on a building in Manhattan is one of them. "