SV Showcase: Vasya Kolotusha

Vasya Kolotusha is a Ukrainian illustrator and graphic artist. From fashion illustration to neon light artwork to almost-sci-fi chrome designs, Vasya’s works are as varied as they are eyecatching. His work is on view on the SVLA1 screen in Downtown LA through March 4th. Visit his website, Instagram and blog to see more of his work.

Are you inspired by any particular time periods in history?

I really love Medieval Europe. When I have a chance I always draw some armor, gauntlets, daggers etc. I have a plenty of medieval helmets illustrated in different styles.

Which projects make you the happiest to be working on?

Probably it will be any project where I can use my ‘iridescent’ style.

I read you majored in architecture. What made you pursue art and illustration instead?
When I planned to enter university, architecture seemed like a great thing to study. But in the process of education I realized that architecture is 90% math and other 10% is designing cool things, as I was only interested in creative side of the work I thought it would be reasonable to switch to art and illustration.

 

 

What are some pieces you are most proud of?
I love all of my works in some way, sometimes I found pieces created 3-4 years ago and they feel really ‘primitive’ and childish-like but I still love them. At this point I can say I’m proud of my iridescent technique/style, to me it is like a new tool, which I have fun playing with.
Where would you love to see your art displayed one day?

I don’t know, Kanye’s house maybe? haha

 

See more of Vasya Kolotusha’s chrome artwork on the SVLA1 screen in downtown Los Angeles, at 901 W Olympic Blvd playing throughout the hour through March 4. Be sure to visit his Instagram and blog to see more of his amazing work.