Brian Cronin: Artist Profile (excerpt)
By Tiffany Meyers, March/April 2006
As the style of this New York illustrator evolves, one thing remains constant–his commitment to self- expression.
Whatever our professions, we are all linked to the tools of our trades. But illustrator Brian Cronin is inextricably, physically so. At a recent breakfast meeting at a lower east side café in New York, he describes his connection to his materials in corporeal terms. Cronin recently undertook the arduous process of shifting from the pen, which he’d used for years, to brushes and acrylic paint.
“It was like sawing off my leg,” he says, delivering the characteristically hyperbolic statement with the Irish brogue that skims every word.
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