Ernest “ZACH” Zacharevic is a Lithuanian-born artist combining fine art techniques with a passion for creating art outdoors Beachroad Magazine chat to the artist during his stay in Dubai painting the his mural for the 'Dubai Street Museum'.
Experimentation lies at the heart of Ernest's style, with the only constant being the dedication to his ever-changing concepts. With ideas leading the way, he removes the restriction of artistic boundaries, moving freely between the disciplines of oil painting, stencil and spray, installation and sculpture; producing dynamic compositions both inside and outside of the gallery space.
Ernests primary interest is in the relationship between art and the urban landscape, with concepts often evolving as part of a spontaneous response to the immediate environment, the community and culture.
NAME? // Ernest Zacharevic.
YOUR FIRST JOB? // Bartender.
YOUR CURRENT OCCUPATION? // Artist.
YOUR GREATEST LOVE? // Coffee.
YOUR GREATEST FEAR? // Celery.
WHAT IS YOUR EARLIEST MEMORY? // Tanks and soldiers.
WHO IS YOUR ROLE MODEL AND WHY? // Sterling Archer…because he's awesome.
WHAT WAS THE LAST GIFT YOU GAVE SOMEONE? // A hand printed tee shirt.
WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE CHILDREN? // There is a time and place for everything and its called college.
YOUR WORST TRAITS? // That I have no bad traits.
THE WORST TRAIT IN OTHERS? // Not having their full attention.
WHO WOULD PLAY YOU IN A MOVIE? // Adrian Brody.
FABOURITE MUSIC? // Portishead.
LAST RECORD YOU BOUGHT? // A Tribe Called called Quest the Anthology
FAVOURITE BOOK? // ‘The World According to Garp' by John Irving.
LAST BOOK YOU BOUGHT? // JR’s new book ‘Can Art Change the World’.
WHAT INSPIRES YOU? // People places and things.
THE CLOSEST YOU HAVE COME TO DEATH? // Allergic reaction to Celery.
FAVOURITE DESTINATION? // Vilnius my home town.
LEAST FAVOURITE DESTINATION? // Haven’t been there.
HOW DO YOU RELAX? // I Juggle.
ARE YOU SPORTY? // No.
BEACH OR DESERT? // Beach.
URBAN OR RURAL? // Urban.
CATS OR DOGS? // Dogs.
COFFEE OR TEA? // Coffee.
WHAT MAKES YOU LAUGH? // Funny interview questions
WHAT MAKES YOU CRY? // Other questions.
YOUR MESSAGE? // Enjoy Graffiti!