How did you begin your career as an artist?
I sold my first piece of art when I was in the 11th grade and while I was working on my Bachelors degree, I connected with a gallery in Memphis that started selling my work on a regular basis. I gained a lot of confidence during this time and started looking to expand my network beyond Memphis. I then started meeting artists that were traveling and selling art across the country and I started mirroring them.
What inspires you to create your art?
Humanity is one of the strongest inspirations for creating my work. I look to speak about ideas that we as humans share together. I am inspired by history, African heritage, human life, music and performing arts. color theory,
At what point did you realize that you could create professionally?
I realized that I could be a professional artist when I understood how other artists found success. I followed a path and found success for
Name your favorite work and share why.
My favorite work is what is on the easel right now. I what I am currently working on. I am always excited about what’s newest because it leads me to the next best thing
What advice would you give another artist who seeks to create professionally?
For anyone who seeks a professional career as an artist, My first piece of advice is to never give up. However, this career isn’t made for every artist, even some the best ones can’t take criticism or the uncertainty of not knowing when you will make sales. You really have to believe in yourself and find people who support you and artists that performing in a manner that is attractive to you and model your career after them
Where would you like to see your business in the next five years?
In the next five years, I hope to place my work in various prominent collections. I also would like to show in museums and work with only the best in the industry
Danny Broadway’s work portrays movement, light and emotion in colorfully expressive ways. With a love of experimentation, he uses different types of mediums and imagery to connect with the soul of humanity. Danny’s works have found homes in a variety of corporate and private collections and settings.
Web site http://www.dannybroadway.com/