Serval Fandango - you have probably heard of him by now; taking the Auckland art scene by storm. Serval has featured his work in multiple group shows across Auckland city and Wellington. Serval studied Graphic Design and has dabbled in the odd painting job; currently painting a mural for Kiss Kiss eatery. We are lucky to have Serval with us for the month of December, blessing us all with his eye candy flair.
Where did the name Serval Fandango come from?
Serval is my real name and Fandango is my relation to my work.
Giving you Serval Fandango.
You have really hit the art scene hard and fast since your debut show and solo exhibition in August 2017 at Olly Cafe. How did you manage to impress Auckland city so quickly?
I felt it was just me doing my thing, working on my craft and not being shy to show it.
You have worked across numerous group shows and with some great clients such as Steinlager Tokyo Dry, Nah Zone, Resene and Red Bull to name a few; what do you believe makes a successful collaboration?
Treating it how you would a relationship.
Locally and internationally, what artists, designers and creatives do you admire?
Locally would be Swidt, Askew, Gina Kiel and Serval Fandango. Internationally Swidt, Askew, Gina Kiel and Serval Fandango.
What was the best piece of advice you have ever received?
Best advice. Persist.
Top five tracks to paint/draw to?
Ariana Grande - Thank u, next
Anderson .Paak - Trippy
Jodeci - Freek'N You
Drake - Nonstop
A$AP Rocky - Fukk Sleep ft. FKA Twigs