We had the good fortune of connecting with Sean Davis and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Sean, why did you decide to pursue a creative path?
Well, the short answer is that it is fun. The long answer is that I have always enjoyed the creative process. To imagine something and match it with visuals is a powerful skill. You create something out of nothing and that magic has fascinated me for years.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
Well, primarily I am a Caricature Artist. I have been doing this art style professionally since 2015 and have grown by leaps and bounds through it. Getting into the field initially was as simple as a job application, but succeeding on your own with it is where the challenge truly lies. After a year and a half of working my first art job at Legoland Florida, I started to do events, subcontracted through caricature companies. I spent a few years travelling from place to place, drawing live at various fairs, festivals and carnivals. This grew old quite quickly and I began to burn out as the constant retail demand for art I wasn’t inspire to make wore on me. Eventually I met with and got to work with AJ Jenson, an amazing artist who helped me realize breaking the mold wasn’t only possible, but also profitable too. Over time this realization helped me evolve my style and approach over time to make quality works that seek to revitalize the whimsy, power and respect that caricature once had. If I had my life, my brand represent one thing, it would be that caricature is not just a quick sketch from a boardwalk or theme park, but it is an art that says something about you. It is a drawing of what you feel like and that is something special.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
My bestie lives quite close, but if the lads back home came up I would show them my favorite spots like hiking at Kennesaw Mountain, drinking at Johnny McCracken’s, eating at Marietta diner, and walking, biking or skating the Silver Comet Trail. There is also this really awesome store called Dragon and Phoenix as well as a really neat card and comic shop called Dr. No’s.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
My shoutout is to my best friend and biggest fan, Erica. She is a person that has brought so much light to my world and helped through many rough patches. I learn so much from her about life and art. An absolute font of knowledge and joy, I have no clue where I would be without the moral support of my closest pal. Thank you, Erica.

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