ASVP China Cheerleader (Revisited)

ASVP is a New York based artistic team of two that began working together over 8 years ago and has more than 20 years of combined creative experience. Here the duo has teamed up for their first Run with with a 15 x 20 hand pulled screenprint China Cheerleader. Read on for a slew of process photos, mural flicks and the 1xRun Thru Interview with the guys from ASVP.

1xRun Thru Interview

ASVP – China Cheerleader

1xRun: What materials was China Cheerleader printed on/drawn with?

ASVP: The original artwork went through multiple drawings first in pencil, then with pen & ink and ultimately scanned and further refined on the computer.

1xRun: When was China Cheerleader drawn/created?

ASVP: The original art was created over the last 3-4 months.

1xRun: What is unique about this Run?

ASVP: This is the first edition of this image that we have created, this in itself makes it a special print. There may be other iterations of this image but this will always be the first.

1xRun: Tell us how the idea and execution came about?

ASVP: The piece marries eastern and western cultural iconography. It mashes-up western popular culture imagery and influence with traditional eastern imagery and influence.

1xRun: How long did the piece take?

ASVP: The original artwork took about three months to draw. the printing process was done over a day and a half.

1xRun: When did you first start making art?

ASVP: We both started at very young ages maybe 4 or 5.

1xRun: What artists were you inspired by early on?

ASVP: Walt Disney, Stan Lee, Pushead, Milton Glaser, Paul Davis & Maurice Sendak.

Sendak w Wild Things

1xRun: What artists inspire you now?

ASVP: There are many, on the street we’ve always been fans of Faile, Skewville, QRST and Faust.



1xRun: What else do you have currently in the works?

ASVP: We’re working on a number of new images that will break in 2012, we’re looking forward to sharing those with everyone as they develop.

1xRun: Where can people find you across the internette?

ASVP: WebsiteFacebookTwitter Flickr

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